Cook, Captain James and King, Captain James
Title A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean; Undertaken by Command of his Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776,1777,1778, and 1780. Being a complete, comprehensive, and satisfactory abridgement of the Voyage in Four Volumes
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First Octavo
Publisher London John Stockdale. Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy. 1784
Seller ID cookthird
Four clean volumes. re-spined using original leather boards and endpapers; unmarked. Text and plates without any foxing which is notably uncommon.Lacks Great Chart in Volume One. Plate for Volume Three at Page 106 (men and women of Unalaska) missing and Plan of Karakakooa Bay appears to have been excised and is also missing. All other called for copper plates are bound in correctly and are near fine in their condition. This became a preferred set for this third voyage being abridged to read more like a novel.