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Paris: Furne, 1863. Nouvelle Edition, Revue et Corrigee. 4to. Quarter Morocco. 2 volumes. v.1 pp xi, 550, frontis., 21 plates, 1 folding map. v.2 pp 542, frontis., 21 plates, 1 folding map. Quarter morocco and marbled boards, decorated endpapers, gilt decoration to spine, raised bands. Some edgewear to boards and foxing to prelims, else good. A handsome set.
Cambrdige, Eng. Cambridge University Press for the Hakluyt Society, 1968. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. pp. cclxxxiv, 684, frontis [colour plate].Maps, fold maps, drawings, plates. Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, Cambridge.First published 1955, reprinted with Addenda and Corrigenda 1968; 1st Voyage...
London: Thomas Nelson, 1916. 8vo. Full Calf. pp. 236 . c.1916. Frontis [portrait], fine colour illustrations. Fine prize binding, Hamilton High School gilt crest on front boards, gilt spine titles and decorations. Marbled endpapers. Prize certificate on front pastedown. Minor discolouring to front boards. A handsome copy in a fine binding.
London. 8vo. Hardcover. A collection of126 plates by various engravers assembled from Cook's first and three voyages. Many published by Alex. Hogg. Missing the title page, probably published in the late 1770s. Some plates trimmed at the fore edge. Contemporary boards, early rebacked half calf. Possibly Mitchell #544 (Cook bibliography...
Cambridge: Hakluyt Society,University Press, 1955-1967, 1955. 8vo & 4to. Cloth. 1955-1967. First editions. Edited by J.C. Beaglehole. Thick 8vo & 4to, 3 Vols in 4 parts, plus Atlas (Portfolio of Charts and Views). Overall a very good set with undamaged dust wrappers. Atlas with original wrappers with minor damage. Scarce.
London: C. Cooke. 4to. Full Calf. 2 volumes. No date. Folding maps including one world map and a chart of the Pacific Ocean exhibiting the new discoveries, numerous engravings including views and artefacts of the Pacific. Full calf binding, marbled endpapers. Spine title "Cooke's Geography". A nice set.
Paris: Furne, 1835. 4to. Cloth. Tome Second only. pp 584. Frontis (double page portraits of early explorers), numerous plates, folded maps. This is the best volume containing NZ, Pacific and Australian content and rare New Zealand maps and prints. Green cloth binding. Marbled endpapers. Split to front hinge. Very rare.
London: J. Cooke, 1768. 4to. Full Calf. pp. 706. All maps and plates present. Original full leather, raised bands with strings showing at joints. Hinges loosening. Some tears to edges of preliminary pages, otherwise internals good. Spine title "Drake's Voyages". An interesting looking copy. Published before Cook's voyages. Rare.