Cook, James Captain (1728-1779)

Cook, James Captain (1728-1779)

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Dublin Edition In Contemporary Leather Boards

 

8.5 inches in height by 5.5 inches in width. Dublin edition of the official account of Cook’s third voyage. This is a later iteration and does not contain the maps and plates found in other First Dublin sets. However present is the rare portrait frontispiece of Cook in Volume One and a Chart of the Friendly Islands at the end of Volume One.

  • King, James Captain (1750-1784)

     

    A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken by the command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine The Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty’s Ships the Resolution and Discovery. In the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780. In Three Volumes 

     

     

    Dublin Edition In Contemporary Leather Boards

     

    H. Chamberlaine, W. Watson, Potts, et al., Dublin, 1784. Octavo, 8.5 inches in height by 5.5 inches in width. Dublin edition of the official account of Cook’s third voyage. This is a later iteration and does not contain the maps and plates found in other First Dublin sets. However present is the rare portrait frontispiece of Cook in Volume One and a Chart of the Friendly Islands at the end of Volume One.

     

    Three Volumes 421, 549 and 559 pages respectively. Contemporary full polished calf with simple red leather tile label and black leather volume numerals to spine, simple gilt rule to spine, The period bindings are most attractive. Previous owner bookplate to front pastedown. Text and is near Fine.

     

    A Very Handsome and Most Presentable Three Volume Set

     

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