James Cook - An Account of the Voyages for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand / Tahiti - 1773

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James Cook - An Account of the Voyages for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand / Tahiti - 1773
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"An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour"

-Captain James Cook

-1st Edition of 1773

-Volume 1 only

-18 plates and maps

-Complete text: intro + 456pp

-Fair condition - with amateur rebinding.

This is the first part of Hawkesworth's description of early voyages to the Pacific. Volume one includes the Voyages of Byron, Wallis and Carteret and describes the earliest voyage to Tahiti by Captain Wallis.

It is a cornerstone work on voyages to the Pacific and includes early depictions of Tahiti and the Torres straight.

Straits of Magellan map torn

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Objekt
Buch
Anzahl der Bücher
1
Thema
Reisen
Autor/ Illustrator
James Cook
Buchtitel
An Account of the Voyages for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand / Tahiti
Zustand
Mäßig
Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
1773
Ausgabe
Erstauflage
Sprache
Englisch
Originalsprache
Ja
Verlag
Hawkesworth
Bindung
Halbleder
Anzahl der Seiten
459
Abmessungen
32×22 cm
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