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THE THIRD VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN COOK. ----  ATLAS VOLUME ONLY. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere by COOK. Captain JAMES. ; HAWKESWORTH. JOHN - First Edition - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 10021)

THE THIRD VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN COOK. ---- ATLAS VOLUME ONLY. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere

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THE THIRD VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN COOK. ---- ATLAS VOLUME ONLY. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere

by COOK. Captain JAMES. ; HAWKESWORTH. JOHN

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Nicol and Cadell. London. 1785. ATLAS VOLUME ONLY, FOR Cook's THIRD VOYAGE. Elephant folio. (22.5 x 16.5 inches). Total of 62 engraved plates and charts in folio volume. ----- Lacking the two fold out plates but includes the scarce 'The death of Captain Cook' plate, published separately in 1785, the figures engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R.A, the landscape by W. Byrne, after the painting by J. Webber. Copper engraving Published by Byrne and Webber in London on 1st July 1785. ---- Generally clean and bright pages with strong dark impressions of the plates. Modern half blue calf. Spine with raised bands, the compartment ruled and decorated in gilt. Black title label, gilt. Marbled paper on boards.

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THE THIRD VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN COOK. ---- ATLAS VOLUME ONLY. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere
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COOK. Captain JAMES. ; HAWKESWORTH. JOHN
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Nicol and Cadell. London. 1785
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