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1774-1792 18 VOLUMES THREE VOYAGES of CAPTAIN JAMES COOK antique
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Beautiful copy, in luxury bindings, complete with the three voyages of Captain Cook in 18 octavo volumes.
The first and the third voyage is first octavo edition, respectively from 1774 & 1785.
The second voyage is in a new edition from 1792.
Illustrated with a fold-out map and a fold-out plate in vol. 18.
The three circumnavigations carried out by James Cook, for a total of 12 years at sea, left an unparalleled legacy and a wealth of knowledge, not only in the field of cartography, but also in botany and geography.
A decorative and very well preserved set.
Binding in glazed flamed tawny calfskin, smooth spine adorned with two red morocco mosaic labels and a very beautiful decoration of small gilded stamps, gilded dentelle framing the boards, a small chain on the edges of the boards, marbled edges and endpapers.
Tight volumes, leather in very good condition, minor wear
Interior is generally in excellent condition. Volume 13 has a faded dampstain in the upper margin of the last leaves .
Without the atlases that can be found separately.
[First voyage]:
Author: John Hawkesworth; John Byron; Philip Carteret; Samuel Wallis; James Cook.
Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de Sa Majeste Britannique, et successivement executes par le Commodore Byron, le Capitaine Carteret, le Capitaine Wallis & le Capitaine Cook, dans les vaisseaux le Dauphin, le Swallow & l'Endeavour
A Paris : Chez Saillant et Nyon : Chez Panckoucke, 1774.
8 octavo books [4]-lxxx-327, [4]-347, [4]-447, [4]-462, [4]-374-[2 bl.], [4]-312, [4]-374-[2 bl.], [4]-312, [4]-336, [4]-336 pp
Written from the journals kept by the various commanders by J. Hawkesworth (preface)
Contents:
Vol. I: Relation d'un voyage fait autour du monde dans les annees 1764, 1765 & 1766 par le commodore Byron, commandant le vaisseau du Roi "Le Dauphin".
Vol. II: Relation d'un voyage fait autour du monde dans les annees 1766, 1767, 1768 & 1769 par Philippe Carteret, ecuyer, commandant du "Swallow", sloup de Sa Majeste Britannique.
Vol. 3: Relation d'un voyage fait autour du monde dans les annees 1766, 1767 & 1768 par Samuel Wallis, commandant le vaisseau du Roi "Le Dauphin".
Vol. 4-8: Relation d'un voyage fait autour du monde dans les annees 1769, 1770 & 1771 par le lieutenant Jacques Cook, commandant le vaisseau du Roi "L'Endeavour."
[Second voyage]
Author: James Cook; Georg Forster; Tobias Furneaux
Voyage dans l'hemisphere austral et autour du monde : fait sur les vaisseaux de roi, l'Aventure & la Resolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775 ecrit par Jacques Cook, commandant de la Resolution ; dans lequel on a inserela relation du Capitaine Furneaux & celle de MM. Forster ; traduit de l'anglois.
A Paris : Chez J.G. Merigot, le jeune libraire ..., 1792.
6 octavo books [4]-lii-496, [4]-516, [4]-500, [4]-499, [4]-423, viii-367-[1] pp.; tipped-in table of vocabulary.
[Third voyage]
Author: James Cook; James King
Troisieme voyage de Cook, ou Voyage a l'ocean Pacifique, ordonne' par le roi d'Angleterre : pour faire des decouvertes dans l'hemisphere nord, pour determiner la position & l'etendue de la cote ouest de l'Amerique septentrionale, sa distance de l'Asie, & resoudre la question du passage du nord : execute sous la direction des capitaines Cook, Clerke, & Gore, sur les vaisseaux la Resolution & la Decouverte, en 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 & 1780
A Paris : Hotel de Thou ..., 1785.
4 octavo books
[4]-iv-5/120-512, [4]-512, [4]-592, [4]-584-114 pp.; 1 tip-in.
Book IV contains 1 "Table des mouvements journaliers et de l'ecart de la Montre-Marine".
Size of each book 5 1/3 by 8 1/4"
Text in French


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    Beautiful copy, in luxury bindings, complete with the three voyages of Captain Cook in 18 octavo volumes.
    The first and the third voyage is first octavo edition, respectively from 1774 & 1785.
    The second voyage is in a new edition from 1792.
    Illustrated with a fold-out map and a fold-out plate in vol. 18.
    The three circumnavigations carried out by James Cook, for a total of 12 years at sea, left an unparalleled legacy and a wealth of knowledge, not only in the field of cartography, but also in botany and geography.
    A decorative and very well preserved set.
    Binding in glazed flamed tawny calfskin, smooth spine adorned with two red morocco mosaic labels and a very beautiful decoration of small gilded stamps, gilded dentelle framing the boards, a small chain on the edges of the boards, marbled edges and endpapers.
    Tight volumes, leather in very good condition, minor wear
    Interior is generally in excellent condition. Volume 13 has a faded dampstain in the upper margin of the last leaves .
    Without the atlases that can be found separately.
    [First voyage]:
    Author: John Hawkesworth; John Byron; Philip Carteret; Samuel Wallis; James Cook.
    Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de Sa Majeste Britannique, et successivement executes par le Commodore Byron, le Capitaine Carteret, le Capitaine Wallis & le Capitaine Cook, dans les vaisseaux le Dauphin, le Swallow & l'Endeavour
    A Paris : Chez Saillant et Nyon : Chez Panckoucke, 1774.
    8 octavo books [4]-lxxx-327, [4]-347, [4]-447, [4]-462, [4]-374-[2 bl.], [4]-312, [4]-374-[2 bl.], [4]-312, [4]-336, [4]-336 pp
    Written from the journals kept by the various commanders by J. Hawkesworth (preface)
    Contents:
    Vol. I: Relation d'un voyage fait autour du monde dans les annees 1764, 1765 & 1766 par le commodore Byron, commandant le vaisseau du Roi "Le Dauphin".
    Vol. II: Relation d'un voyage fait autour du monde dans les annees 1766, 1767, 1768 & 1769 par Philippe Carteret, ecuyer, commandant du "Swallow", sloup de Sa Majeste Britannique.
    Vol. 3: Relation d'un voyage fait autour du monde dans les annees 1766, 1767 & 1768 par Samuel Wallis, commandant le vaisseau du Roi "Le Dauphin".
    Vol. 4-8: Relation d'un voyage fait autour du monde dans les annees 1769, 1770 & 1771 par le lieutenant Jacques Cook, commandant le vaisseau du Roi "L'Endeavour."
    [Second voyage]
    Author: James Cook; Georg Forster; Tobias Furneaux
    Voyage dans l'hemisphere austral et autour du monde : fait sur les vaisseaux de roi, l'Aventure & la Resolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775 ecrit par Jacques Cook, commandant de la Resolution ; dans lequel on a inserela relation du Capitaine Furneaux & celle de MM. Forster ; traduit de l'anglois.
    A Paris : Chez J.G. Merigot, le jeune libraire ..., 1792.
    6 octavo books [4]-lii-496, [4]-516, [4]-500, [4]-499, [4]-423, viii-367-[1] pp.; tipped-in table of vocabulary.
    [Third voyage]
    Author: James Cook; James King
    Troisieme voyage de Cook, ou Voyage a l'ocean Pacifique, ordonne' par le roi d'Angleterre : pour faire des decouvertes dans l'hemisphere nord, pour determiner la position & l'etendue de la cote ouest de l'Amerique septentrionale, sa distance de l'Asie, & resoudre la question du passage du nord : execute sous la direction des capitaines Cook, Clerke, & Gore, sur les vaisseaux la Resolution & la Decouverte, en 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 & 1780
    A Paris : Hotel de Thou ..., 1785.
    4 octavo books
    [4]-iv-5/120-512, [4]-512, [4]-592, [4]-584-114 pp.; 1 tip-in.
    Book IV contains 1 "Table des mouvements journaliers et de l'ecart de la Montre-Marine".
    Size of each book 5 1/3 by 8 1/4"
    Text in French


    Reserve: $3,500.00

    Shipping:
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  • Location: This item ships from Pennsylvania

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