James Cook Voyage to Pacific Ocean. N. America & Sandwich Islands 1786 Map Illus
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, 1779, and 1780. Cook, James and James King. London: Printed for John Fielding, Pater-noster-Row, 1786. Being a copious, comprehensive, and satisfactory Abridgement of the Voyage written by Captain James Cook, F. And Captain James King, LL. 8vo (8¼ x 5), pp. Xii, 400, folding map, 13 engraved plates including one folding.
Full old calf re-backed in period style. Back in six compartments, gilt lettered red morocco lettering pieces in the second & third.
Gilt center ornaments in the rest, five raised bands between gilt double fillets. Very good with wear to edges & rounded corners.
Old pencil name & small printed 1898 bookplate on the front paste down endpaper. Sheets & plates with natural age toning, some offset from the plates, clean, unmarked, complete. Map with closed 5inch tear without loss. All Items Are Sent Insured. The item "James Cook Voyage to Pacific Ocean.
America & Sandwich Islands 1786 Map Illus" is in sale since Thursday, July 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "jjhouse" and is located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1786
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Topic: Sandwich Islands
- Binding: Fine Binding
- Author: Capt.
James Cook & James King
- Subject: Exploration & Travel
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Publisher: John Fielding
- Place of Publication: London
- Special Attributes: Collector's Edition