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Cook, Captain James (1728-1779), Voyages

Auction:
2256
Lot:
290
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$3,525$3,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Cook, Captain James (1728-1779), Voyages, Hawkeworth, John, An Account of the Voyages...Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773, three volumes, gilt tree calf; 4to; Cook, Captain James, A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, London: Strahan and Cadell, 1777, two volumes, gilt tree calf, 4to; Forster, George, A Voyage Round the World in His Britannic Majesty's Sloop Resolution, London: White, et al., 1777, two volumes, diced calf, 4to; and an atlas of plates, including portrait engraving and sixty-three plates and folding maps only (removed from text volumes), (bindings restored or splitting, scattered foxing, losses).
Estimate $6,000-8,000

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James, Cook, London, Book design, Bookbinding, Fellows of the Royal Society, Graphic design, Printing

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