Cook (James) - French-translated An Account of Voyages undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty [...] for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere [...]

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COOK (James)• French edition - Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa majesté britannique […] pour faire des découvertes dans l’Hémisphère Méridional […] (An Account of Voyages undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty [...] for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere [...]. Paris, Saillant, Nyon and Panckoucke, 1774. (4 tomes in 3 vol.). • Voyage dans l’Hémisphère Austral, et autour du monde, fait sur les vaisseaux de Roi, l’Aventure, & la résolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775 […] A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty’s Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772-3-4 and 5. Paris, Hôtel de Thou, 1778. (4 vol.). • FORSTER. Observations faites, pendant le second voyage de M. Cook, dans l’hémisphère Austral, et autour du monde […] (Observations Made During a Voyage Round the World). Paris, Hôtel de Thou, 1778. • Troisième voyage de Cook, ou voyage à l’Océan Pacifique… pour faire des découvertes dans l’Hémisphère Nord […] A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean: Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Paris, Hôtel de Thou, 1785. (4 vol.).

Set of 13 tomes in 12 in-4 quarto volumes, calfskin, triple gilt threading on boards, decorated ribbed spine, title pages (binding of the era).
Chadenat 38.
One engraved portrait and numerous plates, some fold-out.

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  • Items quantity:  17
  • Author : James Cook
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014121356