Cook | First voyage, 1773, 3 volumes
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108
COOK, JAMES, FIRST VOYAGE—HAWKESWORTH, JOHN
An account of the voyages undertaken… for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere. London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773
Second edition, 3 volumes, 4to (260 x 205mm.), 44 engraved maps, charts and plates (only, of 52) contemporary mottled calf, lacks 6 plates or maps, some spotting, some tears to maps, binding rubbed, joints and extremities a bit worn
Hill (2004) 783 (“Second edition, considered the best one”); ESTC T74466
"Hadn." (i.e. Haddington), ownership inscription on titles
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