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Dritte und letzte Reise um die Welt des Lieutenants J. Cook, Befehlshaber der königlichen Korvette die Resolution, in den Jahren 1776 bis 1778. 2 volumes (Sammlung der besten Reisebeschreibungen, vols. 17 and 18).
Troppau, gedruckt bei J. G. Traßler und im Verlage F. A. Schrämbls, 1787. - 576; 683 pp. Later full leather with gilt title to spines. Uncut copies. Bookmark, stamp and paper label to inside of front board and endpaper. Some browning and foxing to text. Upper joint ends of vol.17 very slightly cracked, reard board of vol. 2 with thin cracks to leather lining. Boards a little warped.***Very early German edition of Cook's third voyage, published before the official German account (1787/1788)! A comparison shows that the text of these volumes was adapted from the edition published in Nuremberg and Leipzig in 1786. - Du Rietz 210; Forbes 107 und 133; Beddie 24. Book# jc0007 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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