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HOGG, John
A new, authentic, and complete edition of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages round the world : undertaken and performed by royal authority, for making new discoveries, &c. viz. His first voyage...
London: for Alex. Hogg, 1790. 1790 Captain James Cook First Voyage Pacific Ocean MAPS New Zealand Plates Hogg"Remember, the greater the opportunity, the fewer are those who see it." - James Cook James Cook was an 18th-century British explorer known for three major world voyages. The initial reasons for the expedition was to seek clarification and discover unknown regions in the Southern Hemisphere, mainly Australia and the surrounding islands. While on this excursion, Cook and company were able to discern many astronomical mysteries, including learning to calculate the distance from Venus to the Sun. This voyage was also instrumental in developing the means of determining longitude lines.This first volume from the Hogg edition includes impressive full-page engravings as well as an impressive folding map.Item number: #12296Price: $750HOGG, JohnA new, authentic, and complete edition of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages round the world : undertaken and performed by royal authority, for making new discoveries, &c. viz. His first voyage...London : Printed for Alex. Hogg, [1790].Details: · Collation: complete with all pageso viii, 372o 23 engraved plates · Language: English· Binding: Leather; secure· Size: ~8.5in X 5.25in (22cm x 13.5cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!12296Photos available upon request.
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