1786 History of the Voyages and Discoveries Made in the North
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First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Leather Binding
The first edition thus of this work, being the first Dublin edition. The Dublin edition was published in the same year as the London edition.
Illustrated with a folding map to the frontispiece.
Translated from the original German into English.
The voyage account of Johann Reinhold Forster, detailing his journey with James Cook on his second Pacific voyage.
Forster was a naturalist, who joined Cook's voyage with his son, Georg Forster.
This work is written from Forster's detailed diaries kept during the voyage.
In a full calf binding. Externally, smart. A few very light marks to the boards. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Very small amount of loss to the tail of the spine and to the spine label. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and clean with a few light spots. Small mark to the folding map.
Very Good Indeed
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