COOK, James - Hakluyt Society

COOK, James - Hakluyt Society

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Monumental Collection of Cook’s Three Voyages in Three Elephant Folios 

 

One of the most ambitious projects every undertaken by the Hakluyt Society and maintains the standards, scholarship and presentation in all three volumes.

  • Andrew David, Chief Editor

    Rudiger Joppien and Bernard Smith, Assistant Editors for the Views

     

    Monumental Collection of Cook’s Three Voyages in Three Elephant Folios 

     

    One of the most ambitious projects every undertaken by the Hakluyt Society and maintains the standards, scholarship and presentation in all three volumes.

     

    Volume One:     The Voyage of the Endeavor 1768-1771

    Volume Two:     The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775 

    Volume Three:  The Voyage of the Resolution and discovery 1776-1780

     

    Volume One, 1988, Hakluyt 43,  With a descriptive catalogue of all the known original surveys and costal views and the original engravings associated with them, together with the original drawings of the Endeavor and her boats, frontis tipped in color portrait of Cook by William Hodges, 328 pages.

     

    Volume Two, 1992, Hakluyt 44, With a descriptive catalogue of all the known original surveys and costal views and the original engravings associated with them, frontis color portrait of Cook by Nathaniel Dance,

    332 pages  

     

    Volume Three,  Hakluyt  46, 1997, With a descriptive catalogue of all the known original surveys and coastal views and the original engravings associated with them together with the running journal of James King 1779- 1780, frontis color  portrait of Cook by John Webber, 319 pages  

     

    All volumes are Fine, publishers blue cloth with bright silver title, jackets are near Fine with some random light wear, protected in new mylar sleeves.

     

    Comprehensive and unduplicated collection of plates, views and charts  from the most important voyages of all time. Hundreds of surveys as well as descriptions, surveying techniques, journal entries and oceanic activities are are organized chronologically for all three voyages. Simply fantastic.

     

     

      

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