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Auktion: Auction 14.06.2005
wurde versteigert am: 14. Juni 2005
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COOK, Capt. James. A complete set of the voyages, comprising

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Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  20.400 $
Los-Nr. 202, Aufrufe: 104

COOK, Capt. James. A complete set of the voyages, comprising: [FIRST VOYAGE] -- HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the Order of his Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemishphere. London: Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773. 3 volumes. 52 engraved plates, many folding. FIRST EDITION. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- COOK, Capt. James. A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty's Ships Resolution and Adventure, In the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. London. Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1784. 2 volumes. Frontispiece portrait and 63 engraved plates, many folding (some foxing and offsetting, a few small tear tears). Fourth edition. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- COOK. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To Determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe. London: Printed by W. & A. Strahan for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. 3 volumes. 24 engraved plates. Second edition. KIPPIS, Rev. Andrew. The Life of Captain James Cook London: Printed for G. Nicol, 1788. Engraved frontispiece portrait. FIRST EDITION. Together 9 volumes, 4 o (282 x 224 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary calf (rebacked, some rubbing to spine ends and edges). FIRST EDITION OF COOK'S FIRST VOYAGE, AND KIPPIS'S LIFE OF COOK. A generally clean and fresh set. Mitchell Library Cook 648, 1216, 1543, 32; Holmes 5, 24, 47. (9)

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 14.06.2005
Auktionsdatum: 14.06.2005
Adresse: Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center