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Captain James Cook 2nd voyage - 1st ed. -1777 - Strahan & Cadell - Quarto - 2/2
London: 1st edition of james cooks 2nd voyage Strahan and Cadelle - 1777 Large QUARTO set (29 x 24 cm) Complete text block in excellent condition - including the table of languages at the end of volume 2. includes the famous portrait of cook (unbound) Beautiful original full calf binding which will need repairing. Boards are loose on both volumes and detached from one volume. Portrait of cook is original (and correct for the edition) but added from another set. Previously sold by maggs bros - the famous London book seller An excellent opportunity to obtain a 1st edition of cooks 2nd voyage to the Antarctic. Needs rebinding, but once rebound this will be a wonderful full calf set with an original binding. Increasingly hard to come by. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: andrewt8002 [Oxford, GB]
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