Cook, James - THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK (six volume set)

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Cook, James; & Editor J.C. Beaglehole. THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK. Cambridge University Press for the Hakluyt Society, Cambridge 1955 to 1967 UK editions. Five thick octavo volumes with additional folding portfolio case of 58 printed 'Charts & Views', a fine fresh set in the original striking gilt decorated deep blue cloth, all with dust-jackets, except for the Folio. All text volumes with numerous plates, maps, illustrations and indices. (1) Volume I. THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR, 1768-1771. Cambridge U.P. for the Hakluyt Society, 1955 1st UK ed. cclxxxiv, 684 pp. (2) Volume II. THE VOYAGE OF THE RESOLUTION AND ADVENTURE, 1772-1775. Cambridge U.P. for the Hakluyt Society, 1961 1st UK ed. clxx, 1021 pp. (3) Volume III. Part One. THE VOYAGE OF THE RESOLUTION AND DISCOVERY, 1776-1780. Cambridge U.P. for the Hakluyt Society, 1967 1st UK ed. ccxxiv, 718 pp. (4) Volume III. Part Two. THE VOYAGE OF THE RESOLUTION AND DISCOVERY, 1776-1780. Cambridge U.P. for the Hakluyt Society, 1967 1st UK ed. viii, 721-1647 pp. (5) Volume IV. Beaglehole, J.C. THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK. Cambridge U.P. for the Hakluyt Society, 1974 1st UK ed. xi, 760 pp. (6) Portfolio. CHARTS & VIEWS, drawn by Cook and his officers and reproduced from the original manuscripts, edited by R. A. Skelton. 58 loose plates, many folding, 1st U.K. ed. The definitive scholarly publication of Captain Cook's journals, together with Beaglehole's Life of Captain Cook published in 1974, and considered to be the fifth octavo volume in the set. This edition has since become an indispensable reference for the voyages of Cook. The five volumes are accompanied by sixth volume, the complete portfolio of 58 maps and charts. An excellent set, six volumes, light foxing, Near Fine. HEAVY SET AND FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!

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