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Captain James Cook

Voyages Around the World

W. Strahan

1773

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Description

Second edition Volumes 2 and 3 of the official accounts of Cook's three voyages.

  • Sold as a set of 2.
  • An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • James Cook [John Hawkesworth].
  • London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand, 1773. 
  • Quarto.
  • Includes plates and maps.
  • Bound in contemporary calf, later rebacking with new spine with gilt lettering and tooling.

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Some light wear and rubbing to bindings.

Bookplate to front pastedowns.

Volume three with water stains to upper gutter on pages 49–76 and upper and lower gutter from page 360–end.

Some folding plates with small tears near gutter.

Language

English

Subject

Travel, topography and voyages, Fine bindings, History, British history, Maritime

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