Cook, Captain James: THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ON HIS VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY. Edited from the Original Manuscripts by J. C. Beaglehole with the Assistance of J. A. Williamson, J. W. Davidson and R. A. Skelton. Four Volumes and a Portfolio [series title]. 3 vols. in 4, thick med. 8vo, plus Portfolio of Charts; Vol. I. The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Pp. [ii], cclxxxiv, [ii], 686(last 4 blank). Portfolio, pp. viii, 58 charts & views. Vol. II. The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775. Pp. [iv], clxx, 1024(last 2 blank). Vol. III [In Two Parts]. The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780. Part I, pp. ccxxiv, -718, (blank); Part II, pp. viii, , -1648(last blank); in all 224 maps & illusts. including 2 coloured portraits, indices, appendices, bibliog., refs., etc. original buckram (the two parts of Vol. III rather marked); a very good set; the two parts of Volume III and the porfolio in worn d/ws. Cambridge; Published for the Hakluyt Society; 1955-67. ***All volumes are First Editions and the separate Addenda and Corrigenda to Volume I (in facsimile), Volume II, and the Portfolio are included, together with the 12-page booklet, "Cook and the Russians". The work is an essential reference to Cook's voyages and it is certainly the most convenient edition to use. [with]
Beaglehole, J. C. THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK. Thick med. 8vo; pp. xii, 760; 1 folding & 4 full-page maps, 4 coloured & 40 b/w. plates, bibliography, index; original buckram, gilt (slightly marked; name stamp on endpaper); a nice copy in very slightly defective dustwrapper. London; The Hakluyt Society; 1974.