Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 177

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Cook, Captain James (1728-1779) [and] John Hawkesworth (1715-17
An Account of the Voyages to the Southern Hemisphere; Pacific Ocean; [and] South Pole.

London: for W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1773 [and] London: W. and A. Strahan for G. Nicol & T. Cadell, 1784.

Eight large quarto volumes; three from 1773, the remaining five from 1784; the first three volumes, The Southern Hemisphere, second edition, illustrated with thirty-seven folding plates and maps, fifteen full page plates, and one folding typographical chart; A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, 1784, illustrated with eleven folding and seven full page plates; and Voyage towards the South Pole, 1784, fourth edition, illustrated with portrait frontispiece, thirty-four full page plates, thirty-three folding plates, and one folding typographical table; all eight volumes bound in uniform speckled leather, all boards detached, contents very good, 11 1/2 x 9 in. (8)