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Cook, Captain James; Beaglehole, J. C. (Edited from the Original Manuscripts by)
The Journals of Captain James Cook, on his Voyages of Discovery (First Edition Complete in Six Volumes plus Prospectus, Addenda and Corrigenda. Vol. I signed by Beaglehole.)
The Hakluyt Society, London, 1955. Complete set of six volumes, uniformly bound in blue cloth gilt with unclipped dustjackets in varying shades of blue. The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771, signed by J. C. Beaglehole to title page; The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775; The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780, Parts One and Two; The Life of Captain James Cook; Portfolio of Charts & Views. Also included are the Hakluyt prospectus for the original five volumes (Beaglehole wrote Cook's Life after completing his editing of the journals and it was published posthumously in 1974); and three booklets of Addenda and Corrigenda to Volumes I, II and III. A good set overall. Blue cloth gilt: clean and bright. Contents clean except for some marginal annotations (mostly numbers) to odd chapters; page edges soiled. Dustjackets have varying degrees of wear and soiling, some with tape repairs to versos of joints and edges. The portfolio of Charts and Views has retained its dustjacket which is faded and has some tears and tape repairs to bottom edges. The blue cloth binding is clean and bright with minor spotting to the inside. The contents are in very good order with minor spotting to the 'List of Charts and Views' and 'Corrigenda'; to the verso of I; and to the edges of some other charts and views which are o/w clean. Images will be uploaded but please ask for more if needed. Books: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Charts & Views: Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall. Heavy/oversize set. Standard U.K. postage at default charge but you may receive a request for ext … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bath and West Books (PBFA) [Bath, SOM, United Kingdom]

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