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Cook's Second Voyage, Captain James Cook (1728-1779) A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
173
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cook's Second Voyage, Captain James Cook (1728-1779) A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World. London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1777.
First edition, two large quarto volumes, illustrated with sixty four plates, full-page and folding, including the portrait frontispiece; bound in uniform full diced russia, rebacked, some boards detached, a.e.g., gilt tooled spines, some spotting and discoloration to leaves, 11 x 8 3/4 in. (2)
Estimate $2,000-4,000


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