[COOK, JAMES. 1728-1779.]
HAWKESWORTH, JOHN. An Account of the Voyages ... for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere. London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773.
3 volumes. 4to (310 x 240 mm). , xxxvi, , 676; xvi, 410; [vi], 411-800 pp. 50 engraved charts, maps, and plates only (of 52). Untrimmed in original boards. Occasional light toning, some offsetting, several gatherings with wormtrails often touching text, vol 1 with heavy waterstain towards end reaching text, disbound, rubbed.
Provenance: early bookseller's note ("3$ the three vol."); Susan C. King (typographic label).
FIRST EDITION of the account of Cook's First Voyage. Hill 782; Sabin 30934.