A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe .. In his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe .. In his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe .. In his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe .. In his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe .. In his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe .. In his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe .. In his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780

London, W. and A. Strahan, 1784 [first edition].

Quarto, three volumes, collating complete with the 18 engraved maps (9 folding), 6 folding engraved plates of views, a folding table and an advertising leaf at the rear of the third volume.

Contemporary full tree calf, spine gilt-decorated with contrasting labels; leather on the hinges and some corners renewed at an early stage, with some wear now to the extremities; inner hinges reinforced; a few old (ink?) splashes to the leading edges; endpapers and adjacent leaves a little discoloured around the edges by the turned-over leather; charts and adjacent leaves a little foxed or offset, with occasional foxing to a few isolated sections; small blank bottom corner pieces missing from two leaves; trifling signs of use and age; a very good set.

The large folio atlas is not present with this set of the official account of Cook's third and final voyage. The first two volumes were written by James Cook, the third volume by James King. With the armorial bookplate of John Dixon in each volume.

Item #98915

Price: $4,000.00

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