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London: John Stockdale, 1801. Six volumes complete - Volume One - 410pp [ie. 406 with pages 29-32 omitted]; Volume Two - [2], 418pp; Volume Three - [2], 435pp, [1]; Volume Four - [2], 417pp, [1]; Volume Five - [2], 454pp and Volume Six - [2], 412pp, [2]. Uniform half morocco and marbled paper over boards, smooth backs divided into six panels by a rope roll bordered by single fillets, title to second panel, author to fourth, remaining panels with central wheel device, all in gilt. Externally fine, internally some light browning and occasional very light spotting, plates and maps again with some light browning, spotting and offsetting, previous owners name to ffep, but generally quite bright and clean. Large folding map with repairs to reverse and now lightly washed and remounted, paper flaw with loss to margin of H1 in volume two and Cc2 in volume four, Cc2 in volume four also has a small closed tear. Complete with a total of nineteen maps and views bound in. Vancouver had sailed with Cook on his second and th ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: R. Ackermann, 1820. xxviii, 115pp, [1]; 24 plates. Handsomely rebound by Temple Bookbinders in full morocco, raised flat bands, spine in six panels, title and author labels to second and fourth panels, remaining panels gilt, covers with double panel design, inner panel with black onlay, elaborate gilt borders, gilt to inner edges with marbled endpapers. Internally some light soiling and offsetting, some plates with faint offsetting from text but generally clean, folding plates a little creased at outer edge, plates with stab-holes to outer margins. Twenty-four colour aquatint plates by T.Sutherland, G. Maile and J. Bluck after Vidal, (four folding). Housed in a modern morocco-backed cloth drop-back box with raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to third, date to foot, with silver flower device to fourth and fifth panels. "English interest in South America flourished after the capture of Buenos Aires by Commodore Sir Home Popham and Colonel Beresford in 1806 ... ... Read more

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