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. Being a Copious, Comprehensive, and Satisfactory Abridgement of the Voyage. In Four Volumes. James Cook, James King.
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. Being a Copious, Comprehensive, and Satisfactory Abridgement of the Voyage. In Four Volumes

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. Being a Copious, Comprehensive, and Satisfactory Abridgement of the Voyage. In Four Volumes

London: John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy, 1784. First octavo edition. Leather bound. Four-volume set. 370pp, 359pp, 400pp, 310pp + index. Octavo [21.5 cm] in nineteenth-century diced brown calf with decorative gilt-ruled spines, simple gilt borders to boards and turn-ins, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Front board of volume 3 is detached, but present. All hinges softened, but holding; wear to joints; interiors unmarked. Good. Item #56991

Cook's accomplishments in mapping the Pacific, New Zealand, and Australia radically transformed western perceptions of world geography.

Price: $2,400.00

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