Item #33046 Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery; Performed in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, Illustrated with Cuts, and a Chart, shewing the Tracts of the Ships employed in this Expedition; A new edition, compared with, and corrected from, the voyage published by authority. John Rickman.

Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery; Performed in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, Illustrated with Cuts, and a Chart, shewing the Tracts of the Ships employed in this Expedition; A new edition, compared with, and corrected from, the voyage published by authority.

London: E. Newbery, 1785. New & revised. 8vo, 376 pp. Contemporary calf, skilfully rebacked, fine. Folding map (small tear repaired), 9 engraved plates including folding frontispiece depicting the death of Captain Cook. As in the Bishop Museum and Mitchell Library copies the folding York Island plate is lacking. "An entirely re-edited version of the 1781 Rickman text, expanded and altered in many details to conform with the official London 1784 account of the third Voyage".. Forbes 106. Item #33046

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