By James Cook
Adelaide   Libraries Board of South Australia
12" by 10" [vii], 378; 396pp
A remarkable facsimile of the journals kept by Captain James Cook which were first published in 1777, lavishly illustrated throughout with facsimile engravings.
By James Cook

1970 A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World

Adelaide   Libraries Board of South Australia
12" by 10" [vii], 378; 396pp
A remarkable facsimile of the journals kept by Captain James Cook which were first published in 1777, lavishly illustrated throughout with facsimile engravings.
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An Important Work, Folding Plates, Illustrated

This work recounts the second voyage made by Cook between 1772 and 1775, during which many Pacific islands were discovered and the Antarctic Circle was crossed. 

Complete in two volumes.

With illustrations throughout including maps, portraits and charts, from originals by Mr. Hodges. Illustrated with sixty-eight plates between the two volumes. Collated, complete.

Including Captain Furneaux's account of his time during the separation of the two vessels.

Australiana Facsimile Edition No. 191, reproduced from a copy held in the State Library of South Australia.

Condition

In the original full buckram binding. Externally generally smart; a touch bumped to the extremities on occasion. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

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