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Narrative of Captain James Cook's Voyages Round the World; with an Account of his Life during the previous and intervening periods: Also, an appendix, detailing the progress of the voyage after the death of Captain Cook.

By: Cook, James (Captain)

Price: NZ$135.00

Publisher: Halifax, Milner and Sowerby: 1864

Seller ID: 10511

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Rebound in brown cloth boards with original spine cloth laid down. Spine cloth rubbed and faded. No signatures. Later endpapers. Split to gutter between half-title page and engraved title page. Some foxing. ; xvi, 368 pages + extra engraved title + (4)-6 pages advertisements. Rebacked with original spine cloth laid down. "The Cottage Library" on spine in plain lettering, above "Cook''s Voyages Round the World" in gilt lettering. Page dimensions: 124 x 78mm. [References: c.f. Beddie 161 (1857 edition)].; 32mo View more info

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Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World

By: [Cook, Captain James] with an Introductory Life by M. B. Synge

Price: NZ$75.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1900

Seller ID: 10787

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature on title page "W. Vance / Timaru". Gutter split at front hinge. Front fly leaf torn out. Spine a little slanted and skewed. Moderate rubbing and fading to boards. ; xiv, [2], ix, [1], (11)-512 pages + frontispiece + 26 illustrations (inc. many full page, 1 double page, and 4 maps). Blue cloth boards with faded and rubbed decorative title to front board. Included loosely is a postcard from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. to W. Vance, advertising "Captain James Cook, R.N. A Bibliographical Excursion" by Sir Maurice Holmes. [References: c.f. Beddie 199, 204.] ; ... View more info