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[Travel & Exploration], Three Voyages of Captain James Cook (10 vols.)

[Travel & Exploration], Three Voyages of Captain James Cook (10 vols.)

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Hawkesworth, John
An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of his Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere�
London: Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, 1773. In three volumes. First edition. 4to. [21] pp., xxxvi, [7] pp., 456 pp., [4] pp.; xiv, [1] p., 410 pp.; [7] pp., 395 pp. Illustrated with 51 engraved plates, including the two large folding maps of The Chart of the Part of the South Sea and the Chart of the Straits of Magellan in the first volume. Bookplate of Richard Watts on front paste-downs. Contemporary tree calf; red and black morocco spine labels. Volume one rebacked; all volumes variously worn and scratched; extremities rubbed; corners bumped; joints to the second and third volumes starting; foot of spine to the third volume lacking. Text generally toned; scattered off-setting; some rear leaves in the third volume stuck. Sabin 30934, Hill 782

Forster, George
A Voyage Round the World, in His Britannic Majesty�s Sloop, Resolution, commanded by Capt. James Cook, during the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5.
London: Printed for B. White, J. Robson, P. Elmsly, and G. Robinson, 1777. In two volumes. First edition. 4to. xviii, [2], 602 pp., errata; [4], 607 pp.; [4], 607 pp. With one folding map at the beginning of the first volume. Contemporary tree calf; red and black morocco spine labels. Boards and extremities worn and rubbed; joints of both volumes starting; spine label for the second volume lacking. Text generally toned and lightly foxed. Sabin 25130, Hill 108

Cook, Captain James
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the Command of his Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere�
London: [W. and A. Strahan] printed for G. Nicol; and T. Cadell, 1784. In four volumes (three 4to and one large folio). First edition. [2], [civ], 421, 1 blank; [14], 548 pp.; [14], 564 pp. Illustrated with 24 maps and plates and one fold-out appendix in the first three volumes, and 63 plates in the folio volume. Contemporary tree calf (4to); red and black morocco spine labels; lettered in gilt. Near contemporary marbled boards (large folio), later lace patterned spine, 20th century black leather spine label. Volumes two and three rebacked; boards worn and rubbed; folio volume worn; extremities, corner, and joints rubbed. Text volumes toned; pencil notation to the list of plates in the first volume; foxing and toning to the folio volume. Sabin 16250, Hill 61

Forster, John Reinold
Observations Made During a Voyage Round the World�
London: Printed for G. Robinson, 1778. First edition. 4to. [8], iii, [9]-16, [9]- 649, errata, list of subscribers. Illustrated with one folding table; map lacking. Contemporary tree calf; red and black morocco spine label. Boards worn and rubbed; front joint starting; corners bumped; foot of spine lacking. Text lightly toned and foxed, a few leaves stuck together at front and rear. Sabin 25140, Hill 109.

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