New York: E. Duyckinck, no. 102 Pearl-Street, 1814. Hardcover. A scarce little New York edition of Cook's three voyages. Two volumes, 12mo. Pp (i-vii) (1) 9-344, frontispiece full-length portrait of Cook engraved by Scoles (&) (iv) 375pp, frontispiece "The Death of Captain Cook". Further title: "Complete in two volumes." ; "Containing a particular relation of all the interesting transactions during the several voyages to which is prefixed The life of Captain Cook."; "Illustrated with handsome copperplate engravings."
Contemporary full brown calf rubbed, red gilt title labels, spines chipped at top of both volumes, rubbed, hinge rubbed but holding, text browned, with a burn in the margin of pp231-245 of vol 1. The front board of Vol II loose, but holding. Beddie 82; Early American imprints. Second series, no. 31233.
One copy is noted in Trove, at the Mitchell Library (Libraries Australia ID 22208322). With previous owner inscriptions in pencil on the ffep, from the Winslow(e) family. Good +. Item #18032