By Andrew Kippis
Chiswick   C. Whittingham
6" by 4" x, 207pp
Volume I of this account of the exploration and voyages of Captain James Cook, the first edition of this work.
By Andrew Kippis

1820 A Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Performed by Captain James Cook Volume I

Chiswick   C. Whittingham
6" by 4" x, 207pp
Volume I of this account of the exploration and voyages of Captain James Cook, the first edition of this work.
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Early Edition, Leather Binding, Rebound

A fascinating account of the voyages and exploration of eighteenth century British naval officer Captain James Cook, known in particular for his travels to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific. 

Written by nonconformist clergyman and biographer Andrew Kippis. 

The first edition thus of this work. 

Volume I of a two volume set. 

Containing the front of the original paper wrap bound in. 

Containing the bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst, the son of nineteenth and twentieth century British explorer and sportsman, Sir Philip Brocklehurst.

Condition

In half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart, with light shelf wear and slight rubbing to the spine. Bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. A few spots and handling marks to the pages, otherwise pages are generally bright and clean throughout.

Very Good

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