London: Jaques and Wright , London, 1825. First Edition, First Issue, 8vo - 21.8 cm. Volume 1. title page, 480 pages, with 8 engraved plates; Volume 2. title page, 457 pages + list of plates at rear , with 5 engraved plates. Period full-diced calf with gilt ruling on covers, spine with five raised bands and bright gilt decorations and tiles on brown Morocco. Original end leaves, binding strong, prior owner's attractive script signature on front free end leaf of volume one. Pages with intermittent mild foxing, stronger foxing on plates leaves. A difficult to find publication related to Captain James Cook. A complete copy in Very Good condition. Very Scarce. ÑSabin 16254; Forbes 599 (First Issue). A scarce two volume octavo set that provides an overview of Cook's three voyages to the Pacific and the South Sea Islands. The plates appear to have been executed specifically for this publication and icludes the famous "The Death of Captain Cook" in Volume II. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the ...
Publisher: London: Jaques and Wright
Publication Date: 1825
Book Condition: VG
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. Seller Inventory # 42804
Book Description London, Jaques and Wright, 1825. Full Calf. Condition: Very Good. 2 vols in one. Pp. iv, 488, , 455, . Frontis & 11 (of 12) engraved plates. Contemporary full mottled calf, neatly recased, minor wear to back joint, else a nice looking copy. Seller Inventory # 015226