COOK (JAMES) and JAMES KING A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean], Atlas vol. only, [G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1784]
Lot 22
COOK (JAMES) and JAMES KING
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, Atlas vol. only, [G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1784]
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[COOK (JAMES) and JAMES KING
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean], Atlas vol. only, 86 engraved plates maps and charts by F. Bartolozzi, J.K. Sherwin, S. Middiman, J. Basire and others (one double-page, one folding, 2 torn in the margin, without number 36), contemporary half calf, rubbed, upper cover detached [Hill 361; Holmes 47; Mitchell Library 1543], folio (552 x 410mm.), [G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1784]

Footnotes

  • Atlas to the official record of Cook's third voyage, which "resulted in what Cook judged his most valuable discovery - the Hawaiian Islands" (Hill).

    Provenance: James Beveridge Duncan, Damside, armorial bookplate.
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