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
Reizen - Aantal: 1

"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

Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
1
Onderwerp
Reizen
Auteur/ Illustrator
James Cook
Boektitel
An Account of the Voyages for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, New Zealand / Tahiti
Staat
Slecht
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1773
Druk
Eerste druk
Taal
Engels
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
Hawkesworth
Band
Halfleer
Aantal pagina‘s.
459
Afmetingen
32×22 cm
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