Lot 20: Cooks First Voyage Hawkesworth 1785

Sydney Rare Book Auctions

October 21, 2017
Ultimo, Australia

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Description: An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of his present majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere. And successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Carteret, Captain Wallis and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: Drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks esq by John Hawkesworth. In Four volumes. illustrated with cuts and Charts, relative to Countries now first discovered, or hitherto but imperfectly known. London Printed for W Strahan; and T Cadell in the Strand 1785 Third Edition. Contains 2 large fold out maps : Chart of Part of the South Seas; Chart of the Island Otaheite; and 9 full or foldout plates including the Kanguroo. Contemporary bindings of full leather, rebacked and 2 volumes have one board detached
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