COOK, James (Captain). A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. London: W.Strahan and T.Cadell, 1777.
2 volumes, 4°(295 x 225mm.). Engraved portrait of Cook by J.Basire after W.Hodges, 63 engraved plates and charts, 30 double-page and folding (occasional light soiling, a few portraits in volume I shaved at margins). Contemporary Scandinavian? mottled calf, spines gilt with red and green morocco lettering pieces (lightly rubbed, spines neatly restored at head and foot). Provenance: Piehlhofer (contemporary signature on front endpaper volume II); Count Rockelstad (late 19th Century armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Mitchell 1216. (2)