The Journals Of Captain James Cook On His Voyages Of Discovery. Charts And Views Drawn By Cook And His Officers And Reproduced From The Original Manuscripts.
Published for The Hakluyt Society at the University Press.
Folio. 10.5 x 15.5 inches. viii pp. Portfolio bound in original navy cloth, gilt, with gilt block of Cook on front boards, in original dust wrapper, which has some surface marks and minor edge wear; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 58 individual charts, plans, views and a map, some folding. Portfolio of charts and views to accompany the authoritative transcription of Captain James Cook's journals of his voyages of discovery, complete with full critical apparatus, notes and appendices and illustrated by numerous maps and plates. Edited by R. A. Skelton (1906-70), Map Room Superintendent at the British Museum. THIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY BOOK WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE BEFORE ORDERING.
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