COOK, Capt. James. A set of the three voyages, FIRST EDITIONS of the first, second edition of the second, third edition of the third, London 1773-1785. Together 8 volumes, 4 (270 x 215 mm). (Some plates with tears crossing images, some occasional spotting and browning.) 19th-century half morocco. (Joints and extremities lightly rubbed).
[FIRST VOYAGE]. HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages... for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere... In the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour. London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773. 3 vols. 52 engraved maps, charts and views, of which 48 folding. BCBJ 650; cf. Sabin 30934.
[SECOND VOYAGE]. COOK, Capt. James. A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in... the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775... London: for Strahan and Cadell, 1777. 2 vols. Engraved portrait frontispiece and 64 engraved maps, charts and views. BCBJ 1217; cf. Sabin 16245.
[THIRD VOYAGE]. COOK, Capt. James and Capt. James KING. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean... for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere... in...the Resolution and Discovery; in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780... London: J. Hughs for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. 3 vols. Engraved portrait medallions on titles, 24 engraved maps, charts and coastal profiles (13 folding), and one folding letterpress table in the text volumes. (Lacking the atlas with 63 plates.) BCJC 1553; cf. Sabin 16250. (8)