17 June 2003
[COOK, Capt. James]. [THIRD VOYAGE]. -- Cartes et figures du troisième voyage de Cook. Paris: Hôtel de Thou, 1785.
4o (286 x 235 mm). Letterpress title, privilege leaf and 88 engraved plates, many double-page or folding, including the unnumbered "Mort de Cook" plate. Original blue paper boards, paper spine label, untrimmed (some light wear).
A VERY FINE FRENCH ATLAS TO COOK'S THIRD VOYAGE, PRESERVED IN ITS ORIGINAL BOARDS. See Mitchell Library Cook 1556.
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