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George Forster Cooks 2nd Voyage aboard Resolution 1st ed. NF 1777 leather rare
London: George Forster Cooks 2nd Voyage aboard Resolution 1st ed. NF 1777 leather rare George Forster Cooks 2nd Voyage aboard Resolution 1st ed. NF 1777 leather rare Description First Edition 1777, complete in 2 volumes with excellent folding map. Vol 1 with errata leaf, intermittent very light odd spotting, handsomely and sympathetically rebacked retaining original spines and labels. First edition of the first published account of Cook's second voyage Hill describes it as 'An important and necessary addition to Cook's voyages.' The author and his father, Johann Reinhold Forster, sailed as naturalists on the Resolution. During this second voyage Cook made the first crossing of the Antarctic Circle, discovered the South Sandwich Islands and dispelled the idea of a great southern continent. This account published 6 weeks before the official account (after a dispute with the Admiralty). Collates complete both volumes with blanks front and rear vol 1 xviii [2] 602pp [2] {errata} vol 2 [4] {title & contents} 607pp Hill 625; Sabin 25134. Payment Customers can pay through Paypal or, with prior agreement, by bank transfer. Paypal can process credit and debit card payment. Please contact us for more delivery or payment options Shipping All sales are carefully packed to ensure safe arrival using bubble wrap and boxes All domestic orders usually despatched within 24 hours of cleared payment and are free of charge Royal Mail 2nd class There are no postage charges above those quoted in the listing as all postage is charged at, or, more often, below actual cost. We recommend you contact … [Click Below for Full Description]
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