Cook, Captain James. A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE SOUTH POLE AND ROUND THE WORLD. Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775. In which is included, Captain Furneaux's Narrative of his Proceedings in the Adventure during the Separation of the Ships. Illustrated with Maps and Charts, and a Variety of Portraits of Persons and Views of Places; drawn during the Voyage by Mr. Hodges, and engraved by the most eminent Masters. 2 vols. med. 4to, Facsimile of First Edition; Vol. I, pp. [viii], xl, 378; portrait frontispiece, large folding chart & 6 smaller charts (2 double-page), 2 folding plans, 27 plates (10 double-page, 2 folding); Vol II, pp. [ii], [viii], 364, [ii](folding plate), [367]-370, 369-396; 7 charts (3 folding), 20 plates (3 folding & 8 double-page), folding language table, appendices, including vocabularies; original canvas; (upper corner of Vol. I a little bumped); a very good set. [Adelaide; Libraries Board of South Australia; 1970].
***Spence 318; Renard 370. Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 191. Only 781 sets were printed of this facsimile from the first edition of W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1777. The pp. [viii] in Volume I contains an introduction written specially for this facsimile reprint by A. Grenfell Price and the pp. 369-396 in Vol. II contain Sir John Pringle's discourse on the health of mariners (from Cook's paper on the subject). The two sets of pages 369-70 contain variations in the text of Sir John Pringle's introduction. #2162

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