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Title Page: Voyage to the Pa …
1785
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779, King, James
Full Title (Title Page to) Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery , in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780. In three volumes. Vol. I. and II. written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. Vol. III. by Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.S. ... The second edition. London: Printed by H. Hughs, For G. Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, in the Strand, and T. Cadell, in the Strand. M.DCC.LXXXV.
Note 2nd ed, with folio atlas. Vols. 1 & 2 by Cook, vol. 3 by King. With the large General Chart, the Chart of the N.W. Coast of America, and the Chart of the Sandwich Islands (which was not included in the Mitchell Library copy of the 1st edition). The Atlas plates in this copy are unusually good impressions in fine condition. Part of a 10 volume set of Cook's Voyages. All volumes in full leather with the title and volume numbers on the spine in gold.
Cook, James, 1728-1779, King …
Cover: (Voyage to the Pacifi …
1785
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779, King, James
Full Title (Covers to) (Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery , in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780. Atlas ... The second edition. London: Printed by H. Hughs, For G. Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, in the Strand, and T. Cadell, in the Strand. M.DCC.LXXXV)
Cook, James, 1728-1779, King …
Cover: Voyage to the Pacific …
1785
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779, King, James
Full Title (Covers to) Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery , in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780. Atlas ... The second edition. London: Printed by H. Hughs, For G. Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, in the Strand, and T. Cadell, in the Strand. M.DCC.LXXXV.
Note Covers to text v. 1-3. Brown leather, on spine: Cook's voyages ... Third voyage ... 1785.
Bligh, William, 1754-1817, C …
Eimeo harbours.
1785
Exploration Book
Authors Bligh, William, 1754-1817, Cook, James, 1728-1779, Edgar, Thomas
Full Title Sketch of the harbours on the north side of Eimeo. (By William Bligh and Thomas Edgar. London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785)
Note Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures, depths by soundings. Oriented with north toward bottom. "30."
Furneaux, Tobias, 1735-1781
Van Diemen Land.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Furneaux, Tobias, 1735-1781
Full Title Sketch of Van Diemen Land, explored by Captn. Furneaux, in March 1773. J Russell sculpt. No. VIII. Published Febry. 1st., 1777, by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved coastal chart showing track of the Adventure, etc. Soundings in fathoms.
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