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Author: Cook, J.
Title: A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and adventure, in the Years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. [and] A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, By the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discover
Price: 3900.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Publishers: W. Strahan ; T. Cadell ; G. Nichol 1779
Hardcover in good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: 2 works bound together in 5 volumes in uniform contemporary full calf. 'A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775.In which is Included, Captain Furneaux's Narrative of his Proceedings in the Adventure During the Separation of the Ships' - W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1779 3rd ed. 4to. 2 volume set. 63 engraved plates, maps and charts. Volume 1: Frontis, xl, 378pp. 36 plates and charts. Plate 1 (Chart of the Southern Hemisphere) torn without loss. Volume 2: (vi), 396pp, 27 plates and charts. AND 'A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, By the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. etc.' - Printed by H. Hughes for G. Nichol and T. Cadell, London, 1785, 2nd ed. 4to. 3 volume set: Volume 1: (x), xcvi, 421pp. 7 plates and charts. Volume 2: (xiv), 548pp. 11 plates and charts. Volume 3: (xiv), 556pp. 6 plates and charts. Bindings rubbed and cracked, heraldic bookplate of Benjamin Clay on front free end-papers in each volume. Lacking the Atlas volume printed to accompany the Voyage to the Pacific. A pleasing set. A heavy set, additional postage will be required for tracked orders outside the UK. (q34)
Book Reference: Q34GLTBRN5F


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