Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects

MARITIME HISTORY - TRAVELLING -- COOK, J. Reize rondom de waereld. Vert. d. J.D. Pasteur. Leyden, (etc.), Honkoop, Allart & v. Cleef, 1795-1809. Tog. 14 vols. incl. index by W. Chevallerau & clamshell box. W. engr. portr. of the author, 13 ti.-vign., 52 fold. maps, 134 (fold.) fine engr. views, etc. by A. & J.S. Klauber & C. v. Baersel, (5 lge-fold. maps loose in box). Fine cont. h. red roan w. dec. gilt backs & green labels, uncut & matching clamshell box. (Binds. skilfully restored, A few plates w. glue remnants on v° (show through a bit on r°), but altog. a very nice and complete set).

The first collected edition in Dutch, probably based on the German ed. of 1781, with a short biography of James Cook added. The first three volumes contain the life of Cook and Cook's first voyage from 1768-1771 after the account by J. Hawkesworth. Vols. 4 -7 contain Cook's second voyage from 1772-1775 after Cook's own account with notes from the Journal by G. Forster, and vols. 8 -13 contain Cook's third and last voyage from 1776-1778, after the accounts by and J. King & himself. This set with the large folding map of the world (nr. 26). - Tiele 268; NHSM 1, 140.

€ 1800

result € 2200

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