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Captain Cook's Voyages to the Pacific

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  • Description
    Three-Volume First Editions with Folio Atlas.

    Captain James Cook, explorer of the Pacific Ocean, and the three, first-edition volumes of his fateful third and final voyage over the Pacific Ocean, in the firsthand accounts published in 1784. With the large folio image book of the first edition works from the travels. Beautifully rebound, this is an superior three-volume first edition set with the engraving that make the entire set so special.

    One of the best titles in all of the history of exploratory literature, the page reads: " Captain Cook. Voyage to the North Pacific Ocean for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere and to Determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America, its Distance from Asia and the Practicality of a Northern Passage to Europe."

    This superior three-volume set is beautifully rebound some time ago, and it comes with the large folio atlas and images that make it a fascinating read and visual account of the voyages. A must have for any lover of Hawaii, the Age of Exploration and/or Captain Cook.

    Captain Cook. Large Folio Atlas to the Third Voyage, Published by Order of the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty W. Strachan and T. Cadell, London, 1773, 1777 and 1784.
  • More Information
    Period: 18th Century
    Creation Date: 1784
    Styles / Movements: Other, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 97893
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