Lot 36 of 196:
First Irish Edition of Kippis's Life of Captain Cook  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
The Life of Captain James Cook

Author:
Kippis, Andrew

Place:
Dublin

Publisher:
H. Chamberlaine, et al

Date:
1788

Description:

(iii)-xvi, 527 pp. (8vo) 20.5x12.5 cm (8x5") period sheep, red morocco spine label. First Dublin Edition.

First Dublin edition of the first biography of Cook. Issued without the engraved portrait found in the London edition of the same year. Beddie 34; Hill 936;  Forbes 152. Early owner's name on title page, "John Hobson, 1798".


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Binding worn, front cover loosely attached; some foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
259884
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