Item #4505674 A Voyage Round the World with Captain James Cook in H.M.S. Resolution… [Translated into English by Averil Mackenzie-Grieve]. Introduction and Notes by Owen Rutter. Wood-engravings by Peter Barker-Mill.. COOK: SECOND VOYAGE, Anders SPARRMAN.
A Voyage Round the World with Captain James Cook in H.M.S. Resolution… [Translated into English by Averil Mackenzie-Grieve]. Introduction and Notes by Owen Rutter. Wood-engravings by Peter Barker-Mill.

A Voyage Round the World with Captain James Cook in H.M.S. Resolution…
A Voyage Round the World with Captain James Cook in H.M.S. Resolution… [Translated into English by Averil Mackenzie-Grieve]. Introduction and Notes by Owen Rutter. Wood-engravings by Peter Barker-Mill.

London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1944.

Folio, 218, [219, colophon] pp. With a folding map, 12 wood-engravings by Peter Barker-Mill. Original olive buckram, with gilt lettered & decorated brown leather title label on spine, upper board decorated in gilt, a very good copy as issued.

Limited private press edition

First Edition in English, limited to 350 numbered copies on Arnold's mould-made paper. An eyewitness account of a three-year voyage with Captain Cook, previously unpublished in English. The first English translation of Sparrman's complete narrative of Cook's second voyage, which had originally been published in Sweden in 1802-1818.

First Edition in English, limited to 350 numbered copies on Arnold's mould-made paper. An eyewitness account of a three-year voyage with Captain Cook, previously unpublished in English. The first English translation of Sparrman's complete narrative of Cook's second voyage, which had originally been published in Sweden in 1802-1818.

Beddie, 1284; Cockalorum, 162; Davidson, pp. 62-63; Holmes, 92; Spence, 1150; USN, 23-5;59.

Price (AUD): $1,175.00

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