David, Andrew [C. F.]; Chief Editor. THE CHARTS & COASTAL VIEWS OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES. Volume One. The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Volume Two. The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775. Volume Three. The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780. With a Descriptive Catalogue of all the known original surveys and coastal views and the original engravings associated with them together with the running journal of James King 1779-80. Assistant editors for the views Rudiger Joppien and Bernard Smith, with an essay on Russian charts of the North Pacific by Alexei V. Postnikov. 3 vols., demy folio, First Edition; Vol. I, pp. lxiv(introduction), 328; mounted coloured frontispiece, 17 plates (mostly full-page & half-page) to introduction, biographical notes, publication notes, bibliography, descriptive catalogue with 320 illustrations, index (to introduction); Vol. II, pp. c, 332; coloured frontispiece, 40 plates (23 coloured), biographical notes, publication notes, bibliography, descriptive catalogue with over 250 illustrations, index (to introduction); Vol. III, pp. cxxxvi(introduction), 320(last blank); folding map at end, coloured portrait frontispiece, 46 illustrations to introduction (22 coloured), bibliography & 5 appendices to introduction, lavishly illustrated descriptive catalogue, indices to introduction and to King's Journal; Supplement, Addenda & Corrigenda for all three voyages; a fine set in original buckram, gilt, in dustwrappers (dustwrapper to first volume, only, a little silverfished). London; Hakluyt Society [Vol. I in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities]; 1988-1992-1997 [1998].
***A most useful and interesting complement to The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages, published a few years ago and an essential accompaniment to The Journals of Captain Cook on his Voyages of Discovery, edited by Beaglehole and published 1955-67. All but the third volume are now out-of-print. #3791

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