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1804 1ed ATLAS to James Cook Third Voyage Illustrated MAP Hawaii New Zealand
A Paris : Chez la veuve Lepetit, an xii. 1804. First edition. - 1804 1ed ATLAS to James Cook Third Voyage Illustrated MAP Hawaii New Zealand “Remember, the greater the opportunity, the fewer are those who see it.” – James Cook James Cook was an 18th-century British explorer known for this three major world voyages. The third Pacific voyage, which began in 1776, took Cook and his crew around New Zealand and Hawaii. On this trip, Cook became well acquainted with the King of Hawaii, Kalani-opu’u. After spending time in the South Pacific, Cook also took his ship northward to the Aleutian islands reaching to the Arctic circle. Cook eventually died upon his return to Hawaii, after angering the King of Hawaii. This rare 1804 printing of the Atlas to the 3rd Cook Voyage includes 21 folding copper engravings including route maps, views of Hawaiian natives and clothing, ships, landscapes, Alaskan dog-sleds, tribal dances of the Sandwich Islands, Item number: #1502 Price: $499 COOK, James Atlas du troisième voyage de James Cook : contenant une carte generale des trois voyages de Cook A Paris : Chez la veuve Lepetit, an xii. 1804. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: Illustrated with 21 copper engravings • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • Language: French • Size: ~5.5in X 4in (14cm x 10cm) 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! 1502 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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