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James Cook: ‘Cook’s Voyage’ Volume II

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000


Lot Description

James Cook: ‘Cook’s Voyage’ Volume II, the official first edition Hawkesworth publication 1773. Notably including: 'Chart of New Zealand...' engraved by John Bayly [The rare original first complete coastline chart of all New Zealand, showing the track of the Endeavour with dates and soundings]; also ‘Chart of Cook’s Strait…’ engraved by John Ryland; ‘River Thames and Mercury Bay…’, and other illustrations. Lacking front and back covers (and endpapers).