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COOK, James.

COOK, James.

Rare books by and about James Cook, including first editions, copies in fine bindings, handsome library sets, original maps, signed ephemera and engraved portraits.

Regularly stocked editions of Cook’s works include attractively bound editions of The Life of Captain James Cook; A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean; An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of his Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  1. 100989detail
    First edition of the second voyage, second and best editions of the first voyage and third voyages; first edition of Kippis's biography of Cook. The charts and plates of the separate atlas to the third voyage have been bound into the text volumes, and all are present..
    i) HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages undertaken... Learn More
    £22,500

    Stock Code: 100989

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  2. 87127
    First edition of the official account of Cook's first voyage, together with previous exploratory expeditions under Byron, Carteret and Wallis, compiled by John Hawkesworth. The primary purpose of Cook's voyage in Endeavour was the observation of the transit of Venus from Tahiti, and then to continue the enterprise of geographical... Learn More
    £9,750

    Stock Code: 87127

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  3. 119938
    First edition of this important omnibus of Cook's voyages also including the voyages of Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Mulgrave, Anson and Drake. Printed in double column in "large new Types, constructed on Purpose to comprise much Matter in a little Compass" and issued in 80 sixpenny parts with avowedly philanthropic intentions,... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 119938

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  4. 70808
  5. 16138
    An attractive set, entirely untrimmed. This octavo edition reprints the full texts of the original published accounts of Cook's three voyages. Learn More
    £3,950

    Stock Code: 16138

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