voyages captain james cook round world, First Edition
Book Description: The Cresset Press, London, 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book is lightly shaken. Top edge is soiled by dust. Jacket is price clipped with a few short tears and small chips. Book is solid with no writing. Recycled materials are used for shipping when ever possible. Bookseller Inventory # 002431
Book Description: Cresset Press, London, 1949. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Nr VG. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First UK Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 017793
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
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
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
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
The Three Famous voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World Narrating His Discoveries and Adventures in Tierra Del Fuego, Tahiti, New Zealand, Van Diemans Land, Australia .together with an Account of His Murder at Hawaii Etc (in One Large volume)
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
A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Performed By Captain James Cook, with an Account of His Life Vol 2
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
A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Performed By Captain James Cook with an Account of His Life During the Previous and Intervening Periods
Book Description: Bickers & Son, 1893. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Blue/gilt calf, raised bands spine, tooled gilt edges, marbled fore-edges, endpages, slight foxing. With Twelve Illustrations reproduced in exact facsimile from drawings made during the voyages. Frontis of The Death of Captain Cook, x. 404 pgs. Appendix. Beautiful binding. Signed by Author(s). Maritime. Bookseller Inventory # 00285149
A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World, Performed By Captain James Cook, with an Account of His Life, During the Previous and Intervening Periods
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. . Bookseller Inventory # 008821
A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World By Captain James Cook with an Account of His Life 2 Vols.
Book Description: N. H. Whitaker, Boston, 1828. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Engravings (illustrator). First Edition. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Books are bound in full leather. Front board on both volumes are hanging on by threads. Volume 1 contains 205 pages and volume II 209. Threre is scattered foxing and darkening of the pages. The bindings are tight. Send an e-mail for pictures. Bookseller Inventory # 004964
A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Performed By Captain James Cook with an Account of His Life During the Previous and Intervening Periods. 2 Volumes.
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
Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World; comprehending a history of the South Sea Islands, &c. &c. In Two Volumes
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 , 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
Book Description: Introduction and Notes by Owen Rutter. Wood engravings by Peter Barker-Mill. (London): Golden Cockerel Press, 1944. Folio, gilt-stamped olive buckram with leather spine label. 218,  pages, with 13 wood-engravings by Peter Barker-Mill. Text set in Perpetua type and printed on Arnold's mould-made paper. One of 350 numbered copies. Name in ink of New Zealand-American botanist Lucy Cranwell Smith. Covers lightly rubbed at extremities, but still a very good copy. Cockalorum 162. First Edition in English of this eye-witness account of a three-year voyage with Captain Cook. The translation is by Huldine Beamish and Averil Mackenzie-Grieve. ".the artist chosen to illustrate this great book produced a collection of engravings which were revolutionary, and a highly successful step forward in the adaptation of the wood-engraving medium to modern art. Blocks like Icebergs with Aurora Borealis fill me with wonder and joy, and a pride in having been directly responsible for giving him the opportunity to express himself in these terms." ("Cockalorum" by Christopher Sandford). Bookseller Inventory # 7894
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ROUND THE WORLD ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD AND STEEL
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 Cooks voyage to the pacific ocean vol ii, pp. 412-420 missing from vol ii, pp. 417-424 duplicate vol i Cooks second voyage round the world. Defective copy but maps and engravings complete. Please email for fuller description of maps. Bookseller Inventory # 6850
Book Description: John Tallis & Company, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Vol.1 covers 1st and 2nd voyages around the world in1768,69,70,71;Vol 2 covers the 3rd voyage towards the South Pole and around the world in 1772,73,74,75.Blue embossec cloth covers with gold stamp on front cover.Covers lightly rubbed with some chipped edges,recent leather spine covers added.Both blocks are sound and tight with no loose pages,names or stamps.Fully illustrated with numerous two page maps in colour from Tallis,fine.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.Two very fine copies all intact. Bookseller Inventory # 000397
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
A NEW VOYAGE, ROUND THE WORLD, IN THE YEARS 1768, 1769, 1770 AND 1771; UNDERTAKEN BY ORDER OF HIS PRESENT MAJESTY, PERFORMED BY CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, IN THE SHIP ENDEAVOUR, DRAWN UPON FROM HIS OWN JOURNAL, AND FROM PAPERS OF JOSEPH BANKS, ESQ.
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
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
A New, Authentic, and Complete Account of Voyages Round the World, Undertaken and Performed by Royal Authority. Containing a New, Authentic, Entertaining, Instructive, Full and Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages. The Whole of these Voyages of Capt. James Cook, &c. being Newly written by the Editors from the Authentic Journals of Several Principal Officers and other Gentlemen of the most Distinguished Naval and Philosophical Abilities, who sailed in the Various Ships, and now publishing under the Immediate Direction of. Assisted, Very Materially, by a Principal Officer who sailed in the Resolution Sloop, and by Many Other Gentlemen of the Royal Navy.
Book Description: London: Alexander Hogg, , 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
A COMPLETE SET OF COOK'S VOYAGES [COMPRISING:] HAWKESWORTH, John AN ACCOUNT OF THE VOYAGES Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, [WITH:] COOK, James A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE SOUTH POLE AND ROUND THE WORLD Performed in His Majesties Ships the RESOLUTION and ADVENTURE, In the Years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775. [WITH:] COOK, James; KING, James A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. Undertaken by the Comand of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the Direction of Captains COOK, CLERKE, and GORE, In His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery; in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780.
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
Banks' Florilegium,, a publication in thirty-four parts of seven hundred and thirty-eight copperplate engravings of plants collected on Captain James Cook's first voyage round the world in H.M.S. Endeavour 1768-1771. The specimens were gathered and classified by the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks., and Dr. Daniel Solander, F.R.S. and were accurately engraved between 1771-1784 after drawings taken from nature by Sydney Parkinson.
Book Description: -, 1980. 738 copper-engraved plates in titled window mounts, color printed a la poupee in up to 17 colors with additional watercolor touches from the original plates by Daniel MacKenzie, G. Sibelius, Gabriel Smith et al. after Sydney Parkinson, Frederick Polydore Nodder, John Frederick Miller, James Miller, John Cleverly and Thomas Burgis, the Supplement with 5 copper-engraved plates in titled window mounts, color printed a la poupee in up to 17 colors with additional watercolor touches to the plate from plates made by The Master Engravers of the Bank of England, after the 18th-century proofs pulled from the 5 stolen plates, the Catalogue with 8 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 dark-green morocco-backed boards (boards slightly warped), top edge gilt. London: Alecto Historical Editions and the British Museum [Natural History], 1980-1990. 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 4 of 116 numbered copies. Although some 743 plates after drawings by Parkinson and others were engraved under Banks's supervision by 18 engravers over a period of 13 years, and manuscript descriptions of the specimens had been prepared by Daniel Solander, Banks's 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 plates of the Australian flora were made after the original plates, and published by the British Museum as "Illustrations of Australian Plants.," reproducing 320 of the 743 images. This was followed in 1973 by "Captain Cook's florilegium," edited by Wilfrid Blunt and W.T. Stearn (London: 1973), which contained 42 plates pulled from the original plates and printed in black ink, and was published in a limited edition of 100 copies by the Lion and Unicorn Press; of these 100 copies, the first 10 contained 42 plates, and the remainder 30. In 1979, following successful trial printings in color of the plates, it was agreed that Alecto Historical Editions and the British Museum (Natural History) would jointly publish the full set of 738 plates, color printed a la poupee (i.e. by applying the color to the plate with a cotton ball, and then adding further color if necessary with a brush). The first volume was issued in 1980, with the final Catalogue volume appearing in 1990. The completion of the enterprise was described thus in The Book Collector: "It is now just over ten years since the great scheme to print the Florilegium began: ten years later, and 100 sets of 738 plates, each print individually coloured, have come into existence. it is a triumph on many scores: a triumph of imagination, to conceive such an enterprise; a triumph of aesthetic sensibility, to realize that originally intended to be printed in black could be rendered in colour with such magical beauty, yet true to nature; a triumph of technical skill, to restore the tarnished plates and print them with unerring precision, maintaining the same standard from first to last.; a triumph, above all of tenacity to bring such a colossal enterprise.to a successful conclusion.". Bookseller Inventory # 46984
Banks' Florilegium: a publication in thirty-four parts of seven hundred and thirty-eight copperplate engravings of plants collected on Captain James Cook's first voyage round the world in H.M.S. Endeavour, 1768-1771, with five supplementary plates .
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 2 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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