Lot 43
  • 43

Cook, James--Anderson, G.W.

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700 - 1,000 GBP
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1,500 GBP
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Description

  • A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World. London: Alex Hogg, [1784]
  • paper
Folio (382 x 238mm.), engraved portrait, folding map and 155 plates, maps and plans, 4pp. list of subscribers at end, twentieth-century blue half calf, some cropping, mainly to imprints but just affecting image at p.399 and p.418, gathering 5O misbound after 5P, very occasional slight spotting, spine faded, binding slightly rubbed and dust-soiled

Provenance

Edmund H. Turton, Upsall, signature on title and bookplate

Catalogue Note

Includes Captain Cook's three voyages, as well as those of Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Mulgrave, Anson and Drake. The work, which is often found incomplete, is described by Hill as "an important compilation of English voyages".
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