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The Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World

Lloyd, Christopher
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Book Description: The Cresset Press, London, 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound In Blue Cloth With Gilt Stamped Lettering. Indexed With Mapped Endpapers. No Ownership Information Present And The Text Appears To Be Clean And Without Marks. Jacket Is Price Clipped With A Few Short Tears And Small Chips. Bookseller Inventory # 002431

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The Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World

Lloyd, Christopher (Editor)
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Book Description: Cresset Press, London, 1949. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Nr VG. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First UK Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 017793

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The Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World.

Lloyd,Christopher;editor
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Book Description: The Cresset Press, London, 1949. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Map Endpapers (illustrator). 1st Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very good blue cloth no dust wrapper. sm 8 vo. 383 pgs. Index and endpaper maps. Bookseller Inventory # 011288

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A Voyage Round the World with Captain James Cook in H.M.S. Resolution

Sparrman Anders
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Book Description: Robert Kale Limited, London, England, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Robert Kale Limited, London, 1953 - stated GENERAL FIRST EDITION - Hard bound in faded green cloth with gilt stamping to spine. Corners bumped, spine reinforced with clear tape. Block is very good, slightly toned but not foxed. Fold-out map on back board is near-new. No DJ. Ex-library, with usual library markings, repairs, shelf and reading wear except as otherwise noted. 004042. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 004042

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The Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World

Christopher Lloyd [ed.]
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Book Description: The Cresset Press, London, 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 384pp - blue cloth - minor soiling - previous owner's stamp to front endpaper - content edges lightly foxed - some sporadic red pen notes and underlining to contents but not too obtrusive - dustwrapper is moderately rubbed and soiled - moderate wear and chipping to edges with a few small losses. Bookseller Inventory # 4531

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Voyages Round the World By Captain James Cook

Cook, Captain James; Purves, D.Laing (edited, with notes, etc., by)
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Book Description: W.P.Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, Edinburgh. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Thus Edition. From "The Parlour Book Shelf" Series. Red/gilt/black cloth hardback - wearing/blemished/soiled/bumped. 352pp. + 16 pages of advertisements, including b/w frontispiece. Inside covers/eps heavily browned/blemished. A hint of blemishing/foxing elsewhere. Inscription on fep. Good content. Considering probable age, Fair. Bookseller Inventory # 6025

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A Voyage Round the World With Captain James Cook in H.M.S. Resolution

Sparrman, Anders (Huldine Beamish and Averil MacKenzie-Grieve, translators)
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Book Description: Robert Hale Limited, London, 1953. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. C.W. Bacon (woodcuts) (illustrator). First General Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 22cm, 214pp, map, woodcut illus, cloth covers - faded at edges, d/w - rubbed, grubby and foxed. Some light foxing. Good copy in fair only d/w. Bookseller Inventory # 1444

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Book Description: Milner and Sowerby, Halifax, 1853. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. First thus. 16mo 386pp. one engraving by J Stephenson. The Cottage Library edn in dk brown cloth with wear to covers, front inner hinge cracked and front board and ffep still just attached. spine cloth split. Otherwise binding reasonably firm and pages clean and readable. Bookseller Inventory # AB9982

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Book Description: Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair/Good. Early Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. c1890. A SCARCE title. The boards have edgewear to extremities with rubbing and scuffing to decoration. NO CHIPPING & NO SPLITTING to boards. Internally COMPLETE with ORIGINAL & UNSPLIT endpapers. The half title has three pieces of old clear tape holding it & the folding map at front also has some clear tape along a closed tear. Some dustiness to textblock edges with a few marks to edgse. Old bookplate to front endpaper. A good reading working copy of a very difficult and collectable title. Hundreds of fantastic Classic Cook party illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 8161

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Book Description: N. H. Whitaker, Boston, 1832. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Vol 2 only. Not much foxing but some browning to pages. Hinges are pretty tight. Brown calf covers are worn. Spine is split top to bottom but nicely glued to hold it together. Gilt Lettering and decorations are faint. Bookseller Inventory # 001804

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Book Description: Bickers and Son, London, 1919. Green Mottled Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. New Edition. 190mm. x 140mm. x., 404pp., b/w frontis, & 5 b/w plates, aeg. School prize edition, with gilt titling to upper board (Branksome, Godalming), and inscription to ffep. Spine quite worn, with splitting and some loss, fr. and rear hinges loose, offsetting to prelims. [262]. Bookseller Inventory # 008821

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Book Description: Thomas Hughes, London, 1823. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustwrapper. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 324 pages, frontispiece, 5 black and white illustrations. Title page half-inch tear. mottled-calf boards with gilt borders, five gilt panels on spine with. Half-inch split at foot of spine. but overall a good clean and firm copy of a scarce title 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010085

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Book Description: Whittingham., Chiswick., 1820. Mixed. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. 207 + 218pp. Engraved title page to both, secondary title to both volumes. A made set which does need rebinding-Vol.1 stiff board with secondary title to front and rear board missing, some creasing to rear few pages, Vol.2 half leather, worn and rubbed, foxing to both engraved titles but both are tightbound text blocks. Bookseller Inventory # 004792

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Book Description: Published by Jaques and Wright , London, 1825. , Vol 1. title page, 480 pages, with 6 (of 8) plates, Vol 2. title page, 457 pages + list of plates at rear [1], with 4 (of 5) plates First Edition , front boards detached from both vols, covers and spines heavily rubbed, titles faded, Vol 1 lacks frontispiece and 1 other plate, Vol 2 lacks 1 plate, some plates loose and with foxing, in good- condition , full brown calf with gilt bands and decoration at spine, decorative gilt border to boards small quarto, 22 x 14 cm Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 42804

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Book Description: Longman et al., London, 1821. Half-Leather. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. frontis portrait, xii, 2 plates, 398pp, vii, 368pp. Covers the First Voyage. Medium wear, tight, plates have some discolouration and small creasing. 1.3 kg. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006504

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Book Description: Longman et al., London, 1821. Half-Leather. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. vii, 2 plates, 372pp. viii, 2 plates, 304pp, folding table, plate, vi, plate, 472pp, glossary of the Society Isles, couple of in line illustration. Medium wear, some clipping, discolouration to plates. 1.7 kg 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006505

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Book Description: London: John Tallis, No Date (c.1860)., 1860. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to., pp. xx, 596, xi, 556, 89 b/w illustrations, 5 full page engravings (including frontispieces), 12 double page maps, 56 b/w illustrations, half-calf boards; p3-4 torn with loss, p.504-44 missing from vol i, duplicate pp.501 from Cook’s voyage to the pacific ocean vol ii, pp. 412-420 missing from vol ii, pp. 417-424 duplicate vol i Cook’s second voyage round the world. Defective copy but maps and engravings complete. Please email for fuller description of maps. Bookseller Inventory # 6850

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Book Description: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, England, 1821. Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Brown leather over spines and corners. Marbled boards. Front boards of volume I and VII are loose but present. All hinges are cracked but still tight. Scuffing to marbled part of boards. Bottom 1/2" of leather over spine missing on vol. 1. Bookseller Inventory # 8779

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Book Description: James Rivington, 1774. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Volume two only of the very rare pre American Revolution imprint of Cooks Voyages bound in full original calf with red title block on spine, 5 raised bands with 1/8" loss at top of spine. Engraved frontispiece of New Zealand natives clean but for a 1 1/4" tear up from bottom in fold line. Pages 65-68 protruding a little because they are detached from block but have been for some time. Rest of block tight and square and boards fairly supple with no visible cracking. I beleive the first american edition of Cook's first voyage. Pages VG with mild foxing/staining. Bookseller Inventory # 000292

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The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. Complete in Seven Volumes

Cook, Captain James
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Book Description: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, 1821. First Edition. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 398pp; 360pp; 372pp; 304pp;472pp; 503pp; 462pp. Folding map, engraved portrait and 24 aquatint plates. Book-plate of George John Armytage 'Semper Paratus'. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed with some edge wear. Some scattered browning. Heraldic book-plates on paste-downs. Contents firm Contemporary half leather marbled board cover. Bookseller Inventory # e4283

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Book Description: London: W. Strahan, T. Cadell, 1777. Second edition, 2 volumes large 4to, published the same year as the first edition; T.I: xl (Contents, Introduction, List of plates), 378p., portrait of Cook by Hodges engraved by Basire and 36 plates including folding maps and charts and double plates. T.II: [viii], 396p., folding table, 27 plates including folding maps and charts and double plates; 21 pages of tables included in the pagination. Contemporary full glazed calf binding, spine ends finely restored, red and green morocco labels. Some pages a little browned but a handsome copy, with the name the Wearing family of Lancaster 1860 written on the flyleaves, and John Stout's armorial bookplate. During this famous second voyage, Cook explored the regions of Tahiti and New Zealand, the New Hebrides and New Caledonia. He crossed the Antarctic circle for the first time, discovered Easter Island, the Marquesas, the New Hebrides and New Caledonia. He gives a vocabulary of the language of the Society Islands, with directions for pronounciation. Great progress had been made in the diet for sailors on long voyages. Away from April 1772 to July 1775, Cook was proud to lose only four men, and only one of these from sickness. Among the maps: Chart of the Southern Hemisphere showing the track of some of the most distinguised navigators; Chart of the Friendly islands; Charts of discoveries made in the South Pacific Ocean, and the South Atlantic Ocean by Cook and the "Resolution". Among the plates: natives of Easter Island, Sainte Christina, New Hebrides, New Caledonia and New Zealand, views of Tanna, Norfolk Island, Terra Del Fuego, Island of Rotterdam, and "ice islands" (glaciers). All the illustrations were drawn from nature by Hodges. Sabin 16245. Bookseller Inventory # 35067

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Book Description: London: Alexander Hogg, [1784–6], 1784. 2 volumes, folio (395 × 260 mm). Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards with vellum corners, somewhat worn and with some stripping of the marble from the boards, rebacked with the original spine laid down, new labels. Contemporary ownership inscription of Mrs. Harris to both front pastedowns, bookplate of Sybil and Arthur Colefax. Light browning, the title page very slightly cropped into the imprint details, otherwise an unusually clean and wide-margined copy. With engraved portrait frontispiece and 156 other plates, maps, and charts including one large folding map showing the track of Cook's voyages. First edition of this "omnibus" compilation of Cook together with Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Mulgrave, Anson and Drake. Printed in double column in "large new Types, constructed on Purpose to comprise much Matter in a little Compass" and issued in 80 sixpenny parts with avowedly philanthropic intentions, Hogg's edition certainly did much to disseminate knowledge of Cook's discoveries; "Some other editions of these Works, unnecessarily extended to many large Volumes by loose Printing &c. and published by mercenary Persons would cost the Purchaser the enormous Sum of upwards of Twenty Guineas; so that many Thousands of Persons who would wish to peruse the valuable Discoveries so partially communicated to the World have hitherto been excluded from gratifying their eager Curiosity; but this Edition is published in only Eighty Numbers at 6d each, making when complete either One or Two Large Handsome Volumes in Folio The Poor as well as the Rich will thus become familiarly acquainted with these extraordinary and important Voyages and Discoveries" (publisher's preface). "An important collection of English voyages. [which] sometimes gives the original accounts, others are edited or abridged versions, and frequently additional material from other sources are added to give scope and depth to the narratives" (Hill). George William Anderson is almost certainly a pseudonym. Beddie Cook 18; Hill 18; Howgego I, C176; Spence p.26; Bookseller Inventory # 41708

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Book Description: Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, 1900-, London, 1905. Three volumes, folio, comprising a section of preliminary text in each volume and a total of 319 (numbered 318) lithographic plates; loose in the original buff paper-covered portfolios, printed labels; dust-soiling and spotting sporadically affecting bindings but generally an excellent set, and in fine condition internally. First printing of the botany of the Endeavour voyage. The first publication of the important botany of Cook's first voyage, gathered together over the names of Banks himself and Daniel Solander who also travelled on the Endeavour voyage, along with the talented botanical artist Sydney Parkinson, who was to die on the voyage. One of just 300 sets produced, this was the milestone publication of Australian botany as first observed by visiting scientists. Parkinson's original botanical drawings from the expedition were made into detailed and accurate paintings under Banks' supervision when the expedition returned to London. Following this they were engraved, and Banks set out to oversee full publication of the collection of engravings. In fact only a proof impression was ever made and the undertaking abandoned. The original copper-engraved plates are held in the British Museum (Natural History) alongside the original drawings and the actual specimens themselves, along with the unique set of the proof impressions made from the copper-engravings. In 1890 publication was again seriously considered, and work began at the end of the century to produce a lithographic printing from the eighteenth century proof impressions of the original engravings. It took five years (and over 800 pounds) to reach the end of the Australian section, at which point the project was closed. This is thus the earliest publication of the botany of the voyage; sixty years later a selection of the engraved plates was superbly printed by the Royal College of Art. In recent years there has also been the massive project of a colour printing from all the original plates, although the evidence of an original intention to print in colour remains slight. Bookseller Inventory # 3708189

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Book Description: London: W.Strathan; and T.Cadell 1779 1785, 1773. Eight volumes, 4to, with the contents of the Atlas volume bound in to the third voyage (vols VI-VIII) as directed by the printers in the list of plates. The first voyage is a first edition, the second voyage is a third edition and the third voyage is a second edition. All bound in contemporary full calf, recently rebacked to style with morocco title labels. A very good set with foxing or offsetting to some leaves and occasional minor repairs to folding plates, but generally very clean and well preserved. Some wear to boards with old repairs to corners. In total 204 engraved plates, maps, views and charts (52, 64 and 88 in the three voyages respectively) The primary account of Cook's remarkable voyages of exploration, which "form the basis for any collection of Pacific books. In three great voyages Cook did more to clarify the geographical knowledge of the Southern Hemisphere than all his predecessors had done together. He was the first really scientific navigator and his voyages made great contributions to many fields of knowledge" (Hill) From a printing point of view the second edition of the third voyage is generally preferred to the first (Hughs took over the printing from Strahan and reset all the text). Contemporary support for this view is reported in a set presented by Mrs. Cook to Dr. Elliotson, which notes that "the letter press of the second edition being much superior to the first both in paper & letter press.". Bookseller Inventory # 30505

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Book Description: London: Alecto Historical Editions in association with the British Museum (Natural History), 1980-1990., 1990. 738 copper-engraved plates in titled window mounts, colour printed a la poupee in up to 17 colours with additional watercolour touches from the original plates after Sydney Parkinson, Frederick Polydore Nodder, John Frederick Miller, James Miller, John Cleverly and Thomas Burgis; the Supplement with five copper-engraved plates in titled window mounts; the Catalogue with eight copper-engraved uncolored duplicate plates. 35 solander boxes (including Supplement), broadsheet folio [29" x 22 1/2"] and one volume Catalogue, folio. The Florilegium and Supplement in 101 original cloth-backed portfolios contained within 35 dark-green cloth-covered solander boxes by G. Ryder and Co.; the Catalogue bound in half dark green morocco, top edge gilt. The first complete edition of the engravings after Sydney Parkinson's magnificent drawings, made in the course of Captain Cook's First Voyage, during which Banks collected over 800 previously unknown specimens. This is number one of 100 numbered copies. Although some 743 plates after drawings by Parkinson and others were engraved under Banks' supervision by 18 engravers over a period of 13 years, and manuscript descriptions of the specimens had been prepared by Daniel Solander, Banks' ambition to publish the drawings made by Sydney Parkinson during the Endeavour's circumnavigation was never realised. On Banks's death, these plates were bequeathed to the British Museum, where they remain. The first publication of a substantial selection of the plates was in 1900-1905, when monochrome lithographic edition was produced. In 1974 the Lion and Unicorn Press published 30 uncoloured engravings in an edition limited to 100 copies. The complete set is published in 35 parts with all plates and accompanying letterpress contained in 35 green cloth covered Solander boxes with printed labels. The breakdown of the set is as follows: Parts 1-15 Australia 337 plates Part 16 Brazil 23 plates Parts 17-18 Java 30 plates Part 19 Madeira 11 plates Parts 20-27 New Zealand 183 plates Parts 28-31 The Society Islands 89 plates Parts 32-34 Tierra del Fuego 65 plates Supplement 5 plates In the preface to the accompanying Catalogue J. G. Studholme writes " finally I must thank the Master Printer, Edward Egerton-Williams, whose experience in colour printing led directly to the decision to print and publish the Florilegium in colour and whose dedication, technical skills and attention to detail has resulted in the production, over a period of more than ten years, of 86,000 perfect colour engravings. In the early stages of this publication, a distinguished Professor Emeritus of Botany at a Dutch University, comparing Banks' Florilegium with the University's many acquisitions of treasures from the Orient remarked that, for him, it represented a supreme example of eighteenth-century European civilisation. I can think of no higher compliment". Bookseller Inventory # 25871

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