Beaglehole, J. C. THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK. Thick med 8vo, First Edition (but see below); pp. xii, 760; 1 folding & 4 full-page maps, 4 coloured & 40 b/w. plates, bibliography, index; original buckram, gilt; a fine copy in dustwrapper. London; The Hakluyt Society/Adam & Charles Black; 1974.
***A curious hybrid issue, with The Hakluyt Society imprint on title-page, bound in the blue cloth of The Hakluyt Society issue, but with the imprint A. & C. Black in gilt at foot of spine and The Hakluyt Society title, author and volume details on upper spine covered by a black cloth label lettered in gilt with the appropriate Adam & Charles Black title and author details. The dustwrapper is the regular Adam & Charles Black one, complete with price (7.00) at foot of front flap. #19358

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