Jacques Cook - Voyage dans l'hemisfere austral et autour du monde - 1778

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Jacques Cook - Voyage dans l'hemisfere austral et autour du monde - 1778
Topography, Travels - Quantity: 4 - tipped in plates

Voyage dans l'Hémisphère Austral, et Autour du Monde, fait sur les Vaisseaux de Roi, l'Aventure, & la Résolution, an 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775 ecrit par Jacques Cook, Commandant de la Résolution; dans lequel on a inséré la relation du Capitaine Furneaux, & celle de MM. Forster traduit de l'Anglois. Ouvrage enrichi de Plans, de Cartes, de Planches, de Portraits, & de Vues de Pays, dessinés pendant l'Expédition, par M. Hodges
A Paris, Hotel de Thou, 1778
4 volumes in 4to, 27x22 cm, original cardboard in poor condition, a missing front panel; volumes with deckle edges, partially loose, dusty, with stains, redness and woodworm holes around the sewn edge, composed as follows:
Tome premier: pp. xliv, 460, plates 3, 5, 7, 10, 10bis, 11, 12, 14 and 15 are present (9 plates out of 17);
Tome second: pp. viii, 432, plates 18, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 33, 34, 35 and 36 are present (13 plates out of 20);
Tome troisieme: pp. viii, 374, plates 38, 41, 43, 44, 48, 49, 50, 51, 54, 56, 57 and 58 are present (12 plates out of 21);
Tome quatrieme: pp. viii, 413, plates 60 and 64 are present (2 plates out of 7).
In total there are 36 plates out of 65, many maps and plates repeatedly folded, the pages of text are complete, including the last unnumbered page at the end of volume four with the Privilege du Roi and the two final pages with the errata.
With all faults!

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
4
Subject
Topography, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Jacques Cook
Book Title
Voyage dans l'hemisfere austral et autour du monde
Condition
Poor
Publication year oldest item
1778
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
French
Original language
No
Publisher
Paris, Hotel de Thou
Binding/ Material
Disbound
Extras
tipped in plates
Number of pages
1747
Dimensions
27×22 cm
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