Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 314

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 8,000
Hawkesworth, John (1715?-1773) A New Voyage Round the World [...] Performed by Captain James Cook. Two 12mo volumes, I: [pi]1, a-b6, A-X6, Y4; II: [pi]1, A-X6 (X6 blank & present), engraved folding frontispieces present in each volume, including one by Paul Revere, folding engraved world map in volume one (plates somewhat fragile, reinforced along folds), seventeen pages of subscribers; top blank margin, first leaf of text, volume two trimmed away and repaired; some text leaves short at foot or fore-margin; bound in uniform later half red morocco, joints rubbed, 7 1/2 x 4 1/3 in. New York: Printed by James Rivington, 1774.

Additional Details

First American edition with all three plates, including the Revere plate and the first world map printed in America, executed by Bernard Romans who expanded his version of the map himself. Evans 13324; Sabin 30936; Streeter Sale 2407; ESTC W23182.