A Narrative of Voyages Round the World Performed by Captain James Cook with an Account of his Life, During the Previous and Intervening Periods. James Cook, Andrew Kippis.
A Narrative of Voyages Round the World Performed by Captain James Cook with an Account of his Life, During the Previous and Intervening Periods.
A Narrative of Voyages Round the World Performed by Captain James Cook with an Account of his Life, During the Previous and Intervening Periods.

A Narrative of Voyages Round the World Performed by Captain James Cook with an Account of his Life, During the Previous and Intervening Periods.

Boston: N. H. Whittaker, (1830). Hardcover. One of the many compilations of Cook's Voyages, Holmes noting that Kippis is..."the frankest and most reliable of all contemporary accounts (of Cook's Life & Voyages)". Two volumes, sml 8vo, engraved title (by H. Morse dated 1828) and frontispiece portrait of Cook, ix (blank), (11), 12-205pp, 9 full page wood engravings (&) engraved title & frontispiece "Death of Cook", 209pp, 9 full page wood engravings. Full green leather with gilt decorated spine, rubbed at leading edges, text a bit foxed. Beddie 106. The first American printed collected voyages of Cook was published in Boston in 1797 (Beddie 58); New York in 1814 (Beddie 82). A pleasant copy overall. Item #19696

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