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Author: Cook, J. ; King, J.
Title: A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, By the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discover [3 Volume Set]
Price: 1600.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publishers: W. Strahan ; T. Cadell ; G. Nichol 1785
Hardcover in good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: 3 volume set in uniform contemporary full calf, with gilt titles to spine labels - including Vol. III, IV & V to spines. This was previously paired with another separate work by Cook, with all 5 volumes bound in uniform bindings to create a larger set by a previous owner. 2nd edition 1785. 4to. Complete with 24 engraved plates, maps and charts. 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 these volumes. A rather splendid set. A heavy set, additional postage will be required for tracked orders outside the UK. (q34)
Book Reference: Q34GLTBRN9J

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