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  1. 134108
    FORSTER, George. Johann Reinhold Forster's Reise um die Welt während den Jahren 1772 bis 1775,

    Berlin : 1778-80

    First edition in German, following the first English edition of 1777, which famously pre-empted the official account. The present edition is augmented with additions from Cook's own account. A distinguished naturalist, Forster was employed as Chief Naturalist for the Resolution on Cook's second voyage, accompanied by his son Georg (1754-1794) as an... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 134108

  2. Geschichte der Reisen, die seit Cook an der Nordwest- und Nordost-Küste von Amerika,
    FORSTER, George. Geschichte der Reisen, die seit Cook an der Nordwest- und Nordost-Küste von Amerika,

    Berlin : 1791

    First edition of this "early and important compilation of voyages to the Northwest Coast containing the voyages of Meares, Mortimer, Portlock, and Dixon" (Forbes). The work, which provides an update to the voyages covered in Forster's 1784 Geschichte der Reisen und Entdeckungen im Norden, also includes a series of essays and commentaries by Forster... Learn More
    £8,000.00

    Stock Code: 134112

  3. A Journey from Bengal to England through the Northern Part of India, Kashmire, Afghanistan, and Persia, and into Russia, by the Caspian-Sea.
    FORSTER, George. A Journey from Bengal to England through the Northern Part of India, Kashmire, Afghanistan, and Persia, and into Russia, by the Caspian-Sea.

    London : 1798

    First edition thus. The first volume was published in Calcutta in 1790, the year before Forster's death, the whole being published for the first time as here. Forster, (c.1752-1791), was an officer of the HEIC on the Madras establishment, and between 1782 and 1784 undertook "a remarkable overland journey from Calcutta to Europe, travelling through Jammu... Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 98149

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