The Voyages of Capt. James Cook Round the World; comprehending A History of the South Sea Islands. William Wright.
The Voyages of Capt. James Cook Round the World; comprehending A History of the South Sea Islands.
The Voyages of Capt. James Cook Round the World; comprehending A History of the South Sea Islands.
The Voyages of Capt. James Cook Round the World; comprehending A History of the South Sea Islands.

The Voyages of Capt. James Cook Round the World; comprehending A History of the South Sea Islands.

London: W. Wright, 1843. Hardcover. A handsome 8vo edition, with interesting mezzotint and aquatint views not seen in other editions, with a particularly interesting rendition of the "Death of Cook". One interesting view shows Joseph Banks with a hand scythe preventing the assassination of Tubourai, Tamaide's wife from a British soldier.

2 vols, 8vo, engraved title & printed title page, 488 pp & 2 aquatint plates & 16 copper engravings (&) 458 pp, frontis, 4 aquatint plates & 6 copper engravings. Beddie "Bibliography of Capt. James Cook" no. 121. Plates a little foxed, text remarkably clean, attractively rebound in tan half calf & marbled boards, with black title label, title in gilt. OCLC: 50258901 records 2 copies. Item #5348

Price: $750.00

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