Lot 65 of 541:
The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages

Author:
Joppien, Ruediger and Bernard Smith

Place:
New Haven

Publisher:
Yale University Press

Date:
1985-88

Description:
2 volumes. Includes:
 
  • Volume 1: The Voyage of the Endeavor, 1768-1771.
  • Volume 2: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775
Profusely illustrated throughout from engravings, paintings, facsimiles, maps, etc. (some of which are in color). (Folio) 34x24 cm. (13½x9½"), orange cloth, spines lettered in gilt; pictorial jackets. First Editions.

Also included is a second copy of Volume 2, a second printing. Spectacular work cataloguing the many drawings and paintings, and the engravings made from them, by the artists of Cook's voyages, being some of the earliest visual records of the people and islands of the Pacific Ocean.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Jackets faded and lightly worn; volumes fine or nearly so.


 
Item number:
266055b
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