The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages at the University of California, San Diego

New Haven, William Reese and Sydney, Hordern House, 2004 [second edition, revised and enlarged]/ 1974, 1982 and 1983 [originally published in three volumes].

Large octavo, xxiv, 792 pages.

Cloth; a fine copy (without a dustwrapper, as issued).

An extensively annotated catalogue of the important collection amassed by Kenneth Evan Hill - 'the most extensive gathering of books that document early voyages of exploration and discovery in the Pacific'. This second edition combines in one alphabetical sequence the contents of the original three volumes along with many new titles which have been added to the Hill Collection since the original catalogue was published. It also contains an interesting eight-page article by Hill's son: 'Kenneth Evan Hill as a Book Collector. 5 December 1915 - 8 July 2001'.

Item #73134

Price (AUD): $235.00