[COOK, JAMES. 1728-1779.]
[A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. London: W. & A. Strahan for G. Nicol, 1784.] 61 engraved plates after John Webber and 2 engraved folding maps. Folio (541 x 392 mm). Modern half brown morocco over cloth boards. Some foxing and toning, small area of worming in bottom right corner of the margin, repaired tear in fore-edge margin of one plate, short tears to folding maps.
First edition. The atlas volume for Cook's third voyage with plates showing scenes in the Hawaiian Islands, Tahiti, the Pacific Northwest, etc., as well as portraits of the peoples of those lands and objects and animals of interest. Forbes 62; Hill 361; Holmes 47; Sabin 16250.
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