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    [Captain James Cook]. Captain Cook's Voyages Around the World. Newcastle: 1790. Later edition.

    More Information: [Captain James Cook]. Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World. The First..The Second...The Third and Last...For Making Discoveries in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres...Including Captain Ferneaux's Journal...with a Narrative of Commodore Phipps's Voyage to the North Pole... Newcastle: Printed by  M. Brown, at the Bible, in the Flesh-Market, 1790. Later edition. Octavo. xxvi, 27-662; 663-1022, [2, blanks], 302, [4, blanks]; [2, blanks] 303-975, 796, [2, directions to the binder for placing the plates]. Complete with 50 inserted engravings. Two volumes bound in three in mottled calf with blind dentelles, spine in six sections with gilt decorations and initials JD, with red morocco label with titles and rule in gilt. Significant rubbing and scuffs to baords, with corners lightly bumped. Front board of third volume detached but present, other joints tender. Spines of first and second volume cracking at center. Interior moderately foxed throughout. Very good.

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    March, 2017
    8th Wednesday
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