History & Early Printing

COOK (James). A VOYAGE towards the South Pole, and Round the World. London. 1773.

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COOK (James)

A VOYAGE towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty’s Ships the Resolution and Adventure in the years 1772, 1773m 1774 and 1775. London: Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773.

2 v.; portrait, xl, 378 pp., 34 [of 36] eng.; 392 [of 396] pp., 26 [ of 27] eng.: il.; 290 mm. Bad copy: unbound; stained; foxing; first volume missing most of the first map “Chart of the Southern Hemisphere” and half of “Family in Dusky-Bay”; Cook’s portrait with loss of paper in the middle; second volume without first 8 pages (title-page, contents) and pages 393 to 396 (last two fólios); lacking eng. View of the Landing at Mallicollo; some wormholes on margins and in some engraves.

 

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