Maritime Books

Captain James Cook

Last update: Thursday, 29 February 2024.

70382
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE - Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 40, No. 1, 2018
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth, W.A. 2018. Volume 40, No. 1. Edited by Michael McCarthy. VI, 141 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.3.

Vol. 40, No. 1: Voyage of Her Majesty's Convict Ship "Nile" , to the Swan River Colony, by W. Edgar. Reginald Arthur Henry Borstel (1875-1922), an Australian Pierhead painter, by Neville Pamment. The Torres Strait Divers' and Tenders' School on Thursday Island, by Anna Shnukal.

70388
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 19, No. 1 - 1997
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1997. Edited by G.R. HENNING. No. 1: 72 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Card covers. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.

No. 1: A regular and reciprocal system of commerce: Botany Bay, Nootka Sound and the isles of Japan, by Robert J. King. From Torres Islands to Dobo: the 1905 departure of the Torres Strait pearl-shelling fleets to Aru, Netherlands East Indies, by Steve Mullins. Cook's Endeavour Bark, by Mike Connell and Des Liddy.

70390
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 23, No. 1, 2001
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Adelaide. 2001. Vol. 23, No. 1 - 2001, edited by Mark Staniforth. 72 PP with 1 map and tables. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 1: Newport and Captain Cook's ships, by D. K. Abbas. "For Tyranny of Distance, read Tyranny of Scale: Australia and the Global Container Market", by Keith Trace.

70392
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 26, No. 1, 2004
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Rockhampton, Qld. 2004. Vol. 26, No. 1 - 2004, edited by Steve Mullins. No. 1: 70 PP with 13 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 1: COOK, the Sea and Culture Contact in the Pacific, by John Gascoigne. Nautical themes in the Aboriginal Rock Paintings of Mount Borradaile, western Arnhem Land, by David Andrews Roberts.

20531
ALEXANDER, Michael
OMAI 'NOBLE SAVAGE'
$20.00 AUD

Collins & Harvill Press. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 223 PP plus 12 Pages with 14 bw illust. Ep: Capt. Wallis & men of the 'Dolphin' meet Queen Oberea, Tahiti, 1767. Hard cover, dj. (small closed tear). Near fine. 21.6 x 14. 0002626101

The first noble savage dear to the 18th century French philosopher Rousseau, comes into contact with the civilized world of England.

33795
ALLAN, Harriet B.
THE ENDEAVOUR
$10.00 AUD

Random House. Auckland. 1995. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 2 maps, 3 plans, 6 b/w and 29 colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name on title-page, o/wise fine. 29.8 x 21. 1869412893

A Collector's Souvenir.

34080
AUGHTON, Peter
ENDEAVOUR - The Story of Captain Cook's First Great Epic Voyage
$10.00 AUD

The Windrush Press. Moreton-in-Marsh. 1999. 1st Ed. (8), 216 PP with 3 figures, 10 head pieces, 10 location maps & 11 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 14.2. 1900624303

42865
AUGHTON, Peter
ENDEAVOUR - The Story of Captain Cook's First Great Epic Voyage
$20.00 AUD

Cassell / Windrush Press. London. 2002. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook, by Nathaniel Dance. Title page: Inside a house at Raiatea. Eps: Bread fruit, banana and coconut trees by a long house, Tahiti. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 9780304362363

50865
AUGHTON, Peter
ENDEAVOUR - The Story of Captain Cook's First Great Epic Voyage
$10.00 AUD

The Windrush Press. Moreton-in-Marsh. 1999. 2nd Australian printing of November 1999. (8), 216 PP with 3 figures, 10 head pieces, 10 location maps & 11 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.4 x 14.2. 1900624303

52600
AUGHTON, Peter
THE FATAL VOYAGE. Captain Cook's Last Great Journey
$15.00 AUD

Tauris Parke Paperback. London. 2007. 1st paperback edition of the 2005 original. X, 203 PP, (3 publications) with 9 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 1845114046

68763
AUGHTON, Peter
THE FATAL VOYAGE. Captain Cook's Last Great Journey
$25.00 AUD

Arris Books. London. 2005. 1st Ed. XII, 203 PP with 9 maps, plus 8 pages with 1 b/w and 12 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0184437050X

70764
BADGER, G. M. (editor)
CAPTAIN COOK, Navigator and Scientist
$25.00 AUD

A.N.U.P. Canberra. 1970. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Sir Macfarlane Burnet. IX, 143 PP with 4 colour & 18 b/w illust. Fp: Colour portrait of Captain James Cook, tipped in. Eps: Chart of the voyage of the Endeavour in the South Pacific 1769-1770. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 24 x 15. 0708100783

7 papers presented at the Cook Bicentenary Symposium, Australian Academy of Science, in Canberra - 1 May 1969. J.C. Beaglehole, Sir Frederick White ...

10216
BAGLIN, Douglass & MULLINS, Barbara
CAPTAIN COOK'S AUSTRALIA
$5.00 AUD

Horwitz. Sydney. 1969. 1st Ed., in The Australian Heritage colour series. 32 PP profusely illustrated in colour. Inside back cover: Map of East coast of Australia. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 24 x 18.

A pictorial appraisal of James Cook, the ships he sailed in, and the sights he described along the hitherto unknown east coast of Australia.

30590
BAILEY, Eric
THE CHRISTMAS ISLAND STORY
$15.00 AUD

Stacey International & The Gilbert Islands Government. London. 1977. "Captain James Cook Bicentennial Edition 1777-1877". 88 PP & XVI PP with b/w colour illust. with 2 charts. FEP: Map of Christmas Is. REP: The Pacific setting of Christmas Island. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 15. 0905743083

Discovered by Capt. Cook on Christmas Eve, tells of its history for the following 200 years: whalers, guano, copra, atomic tests,...

45033
BAKER, Simon
THE SHIP - RETRACING COOK'S ENDEAVOUR VOYAGE
$10.00 AUD

BBC. London. 2002. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Endeavour under sails. Eps: Chart of part of the Sea Coast of New South Wales. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.7 x 20. 056353463X

Book published to accompany the television series The Ship, first broadcast on BBC in 2002.

56849
BAKER, Simon
THE SHIP - RETRACING COOK'S ENDEAVOUR VOYAGE
$15.00 AUD

Hydra Publishing. Irvington, NY. 2003. 1st US edition of the 2002 UK original. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Endeavour under sails. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.7 x 20. 1592580041

Book published to accompany the television series The Ship, first broadcast on BBC in 2002.

34337
BANKS
SIR JOSEPH BANKS MEMORIAL LECTURES 1988
$10.00 AUD

The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 1988. 1st Ed., with a foreword by General Sir Phillip Bennett, Governor of Tasmania No pagination, 28 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Sir David Cecil Smith, Sir Joseph Banks Memorial Lecturer. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0959867961

A contribution to the Australian Bicentenary celebrations.

71329
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$50.00 AUD

Stanford University Press. Stanford. 1998. Paperback reprint of the 1974 US edition. XII, (2), 760 PP with 4 sketch maps, plus 1 folded map and 48 pages with 51 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Pictorial card cover. Light creases to front cover, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 9780804720090

73344
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ON HIS VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY (in 4 volumes and a portfolio)
$2200.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1968, 1969, 1967, 1967, 1974 & 1955. 2 reprints & 3 original editions. Volume I (Reprint of the 1955 original): CCLXXXIV, (2), 696 PP with 12 b/w illustrations in text, plus 9 folded plates (1 plan, 7 maps & 1 facsimile) and 32 pages with 35 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain Cook by Nathaniel Dance, 1776. Volume II (reprint of the 1961 original): (4), CLXX, 1028 PP with 22 b/w illustrations in text, plus 2 folded maps, 6 folded plates and 52 pages with 67 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The Resolution, by Henry Roberts. Volume III (original edition in 2 parts) - Part one: CCXXIV, 718 PP with 13 sketch maps, plus 2 folded maps, 5 folded plates and 64 pages with 75 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain Cook by John Webber. Part two: VIII, 721-1647 PP with 1 sketch map, plus 1 large folded map at end of volume and 10 plates with 11 b/w illustrations. Fp: Silhouette David Samwell. Volume IV (original edition): XII, 760 PP with 4 sketch maps in text, plus 1 large folded map, 3 colour plates and 30 pages with 47 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Captain James Cook by Nathaniel Dance, 1776. Top edge tinted. Portfolio "Charts & Views", edited by R.A. Skelton (original edition): VIII PP, plus 68 Charts and Views (some of them folded) drawn by Cook and his Officers. Each volume with cloth covers, gilt device on front boards, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket of Volumes I & II price clipped. Dust jacket of Volume IV with a faded spine and light insect damage on the lower part of flaps. Ageing of some of the dust jackets and a rubbed patch on Volume III (Part one). All volumes and portfolio have dust jackets and they are in plastic protective sleeves. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing, mainly on outside edges and some of the endpapers. Still a very good complete set. More images available upon request. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Volumes: 24.7 x 16.5, and Portfolio: 39.5 x 26.

Complete set published by the Hakluyt Society, Volume I: The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771, with the 1968 Addenda and Corrigenda. Volume II: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775, with 1969 Addenda and Corrigenda. Volume III: The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780, with the 1973 addendum "Cook and the Russians". Volume IV: The Life of Captain James Cook. Portfolio: "Charts & Views".

15831
BEDDIE, M.K. (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$20.00 AUD

Library of NSW. Sydney. 1970. 2nd edition of the 1928 original. Preface by A. J. Dunston and G. D. Richardson. XVI, 894 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 15.5. 724099999

The most comprehensive bibliography and guide to sources of information on Captain Cook. 4808 + 16 (addenda) entries.

67132
BLAINEY, Geoffrey
SEA OF DANGERS: Captain Cook and his Rivals
$20.00 AUD

Penguin Group. Melbourne. 2010. 1st paperback edition of the 2008 original. XI, 420 PP with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780143798521

1768 to 1771: quest of the great Southland by Captain Cook on the Endeavour and Jean de Surville on the St. Jean Baptiste.

54823
BROU, Bernard (editors)
A LA DECOUVERTE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE: 1774-1974
$10.00 AUD

Comité Cook / S. E. H. Nouméa. 1974. 1st Ed. Souvenir programme. No pagination, 16 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 21 x 15.

Exhibition Cook, held for the bicentenary of the discovery of New Caledonia, by James Cook.

32595
BRYCE, Graham
THE SKETCHBOOK OF HMS Endeavour
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1983. 1st edition (juvenile). 80 PP with 32 pages of sketches (full page). Eps: HMS Endeavour under sail. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 29 x 21.7. 0001951718

A vivid picture of the epic voyage of HMS Endeavour.

41150
BRYCE, Graham
THE SKETCHBOOK OF HMS Endeavour
$5.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1983. 1st edition (juvenile). 80 PP with 32 pages of sketches (full page). Eps: HMS Endeavour under sail. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Ex library copy with number and small stamps on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 29 x 21.7. 0001951718

A vivid picture of the epic voyage of HMS Endeavour.

48798
CALLEGARI, Dennis
COOK'S CANNON AND ANCHOR, The Recovery and Conservation of Relics from H.M.B. Endeavour
$25.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 47 b/w illust. (1 map, 4 engravings, 4 plans, 8 sketches & 33 b/w photos) plus 8 pages with 14 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 18.8. 0864176449

The loss, recovery and conservation of the anchor and cannons jettisoned in 1770 from the Endeavour in order to refloat her after running aground.

20103
CAMERON, Ian
LOST PARADISE - The Exploration of the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Salem House. Topsfield, Mass. 1986. 1st American edition. 248 PP with b/w & 33 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.8 x 19.5. 0881622753

Description of physical creation of the Pacific. How the islands were settled: the epic voyages of the Spanish, Dutch, French, British, English, Russian & American explorers.

41635
CAMERON, Roderick
THE GOLDEN HAZE with Captain Cook in the South Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Readers Union / Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1965. Reprint of the 1964 original. XVIII, 284 PP with 9 maps (1 on double-page), plus 36 pages with 5 colour photos & 36 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (lightly soiled). Near fine. 22 x 14.

Rediscovery, through 20th century eyes, of the places visited by Cook in the Pacific between 1768 & 1779.

57957
CAMERON, Roderick
THE GOLDEN HAZE with Captain Cook in the South Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Readers Union / Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1965. Reprint of the 1964 original. XVIII, 284 PP with 9 maps (1 on double-page), plus 36 pages with 5 colour photos & 36 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (lightly soiled and chipped). Near fine. 24.7 x 16.

Rediscovery, through 20th century eyes, of the places visited by Cook in the Pacific between 1768 & 1779.

15698
[CAPTAIN COOK]
THE OPENING UP OF THE PACIFIC - An Exhibition in Honour of James Cook
$10.00 AUD

Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 32 PP on glossy paper with 2 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 22.2. 0724099972

Catalogue of 328 items in an exhibition held between 6 April - 5 September 1970, at the time of the Bicentenary of the discovery of Australia's East Coast by Captain Cook.

46392
CAYGILL, Marjorie
TREASURES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM
$10.00 AUD

Trustees of The British Museum. London. 1996. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1992 (original of 1985). 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: South Front of the new British Museum. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0714117277

Hoa Hakananai'a, a statue from Easter Island. Captain James Cook... The Sutton Hoo ship burial...

57595
CLARK, Thomas Blake
OMAI, First Polynesian Ambassador to England
$35.00 AUD

University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1969. Facsimile reprint of the 1940 original. (6), 115 PP with portrait of Omai. Hard cover with light shelf wear, cloth spine, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.8 x 19.8. 087022140X

The true story of his voyage there (to England) in 1774 with Captain Cook, of how he was feted by Fanny Burney, approved by Samuel Johnson, ...

39904
COLLETT, Bill
THE LAST MUTINY
$5.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1995. 1st US edition. X, 294 PP with 3 maps. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.8. 0393038777

Novel. The further adventures of Captain Bligh: while retired in Kent, and reminiscences of his life at sea with Captain Cook or on the Bounty, or ashore as Governor of New South Wales.

42639
COLLINGRIDGE, Vanessa
CAPTAIN COOK - Obsession and Betrayal in the New World
$10.00 AUD

Ebury Press. London. 2002. 1st Ed. VIII, 376 PP with 36 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.3. 091886597

74512
COLLINGRIDGE, Vanessa
CAPTAIN COOK - Obsession and Betrayal in the New World
$20.00 AUD

Ebury Press. London. 2002. 1st Ed. VIII, 376 PP with 36 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map "The Voyages of Captain Cook". Hard covers, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780091879136

15454
CONNER, Daniel & MILLER, Lorraine
MASTER MARINER - Capt. James Cook and the Peoples of the Pacific
$15.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1979. 1st Australian edition of the 1978 Canadian original. XI, 164 PP with 84 b/w illustrations (includig 61 pates), plus 4 pages of colour plates with 5 illustrations.. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and light foxing on verso. An otherwise near fine copy. Oblong: 22.8 x 25.8. 0702213780

A bicentenary tribute to mark the arrival of Capt. James Cook at Nootka Sound on March 29, 1778.

38465
COOK, A. M.
MEN OF LINCOLN WHO SAILED WITH COOK (in Journal and Proceedings of the RAHS - Volume XXXV, Part II, 1949)
$10.00 AUD

RAHS / Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1949. Vol. XXXV, Part II, 1949. 81 -144 PP. Contains article by A.M. Cook from P. 116 to 130 with 3 b/w photos. Soft cover. Browning of outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.

Read before the Society on April 26, 1949.

40121
COOK, A. M.
LINCOLNSHIRE LINKS WITH AUSTRALIA
$5.00 AUD

The Friends of Lincoln Cathedral. Lincoln, UK. 1963. 1st Ed. (8), 62 PP with 7 figures (1 photo, 2 maps and 4drawings), plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: The new road, Lincoln. Illustrated card cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.3.

Joseph Banks, George Bass, Matthew Flinders...

73894
COOK, Captain James F.R.S. and KING, Captain James LL.D. and F.R.S.
A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN; Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for making DISCOVERIES IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE: performed under the direction of Captains COOK, CLERKE, and GORE in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 ...Being a copious, comprehensive, and satisfactory abridgement of the Voyage written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. and Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.D. Illustrated with Cuts. (in 4 volumes)
$2500.00 AUD

John Fielding / John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy. London. 1785 (Vol. I) & 1784. (Vol. II, III, & IV). 1st Ed. Vol. I: XII, 370 PP, plus 1 large folded "A General Chart" which has a small repair on first fold, the Frontispiece and 16 b/w plates. Vol. II: III-XII, 259 PP with 11 b/w plates. Vol. III: III-XII, 400 PP, plus 1 folded plate " Chart of the Sandwich Island" / "Sketch of Karakakooa Bay", and 16 b/w plates (1 of them folded: " The Death of Captain James Cook"). Vol. IV: III- XII, 310, (2), (36 Index), (24 List of subscribers), (2 Directions for placing the Copper plates ...), (6 publications) PP. All plates with the caption at top:. "Cook's Voyage, Octavo Edition". Rebacked volumes, retaining original leather boards, modern buckram (matching colour) spine, and gilt title "Cook's Voyage" on vignette pasted down. Renewed endpapers. Ageing of paper and foxing. A very good complete set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 22 x 14.5.

Cook's third voyage to find a northwest passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and which covered visits to Tasmania, New Zealand, the Friendly Islands and Tahiti and the Society Islands. Followed by the voyage north to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) and along the west coast of America to Bering Strait. Upon his return to Tahiti, he was killed by natives....

15712
COOK, James
JAMES COOK 1770-1970
$20.00 AUD

Govt. of NSW. Sydney. 1970. Compiled by the Trustees, Captain Cook's Landing Place Museum. 32 PP (including card cover) with b/w & colour illust. Very good. 23.8 x 18.

Booklet presented by the NSW Government on the occasion of the Bicentenary celebrations of Cook's first landing on the East Coast of Australia.

15794
COOK, James
CAPTAIN COOK'S FIRST VOYAGE, Commenced in 1768, and finished in 1771. His first published account of landing in the Endeavour River
$25.00 AUD

Hisine Technique. Herberton, Far North Queensland. c.1970. Reprint from the Newcastle facsimile edition of Cook's Diaries. (2), 78 PP with 2 maps & 6 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 22 x 16.5.

Stranding on the Great Barrier Reef, overhaul in Endeavour River, passage up to Endeavour Strait.

35319
COOK, James
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK - Bi-Centenary Celebrations, Queensland schools
$15.00 AUD

Courier-Mail. Brisbane. 1970. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 map of the world, 2 scores of music, and 32 illust. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 18.5 x 24.8.

Souvenir of the Celebrations held during 1970 to honour Captain James Cook who explored and charted the Queensland coast two hundred years ago.

50840
COOK, James
JAMES COOK Journal of Proceedings at ENDEAVOUR RIVER: 11 June-14 August 1770
$25.00 AUD

Banks Society Publications / Colony Press. Melbourne. 2003. 1st Ed. Transcribed by Captain W. J. L. Wharton. Edited with an introduction by John Currey. 64 PP with 1 portrait, 2 deck plans of Endeavour and 4 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plan of the Endeavour River facing page 24 and 1 folded chart inside back cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 094958617X

55509
COOK, James & CLARK, John
COOK'S ENDEAVOUR JOURNAL: The Inside Story
$20.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2008. 1st Ed. 194, (2) PP with 19 facsimile pages of manuscript and 72 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 18.7 x 18.4. 9780642276506

20535
CORDINGLY, David (editor)
CAPT. JAMES COOK, NAVIGATOR - The achievement of Captain James Cook as a Seaman, Navigator and Surveyor
$10.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum & Campbell Publishing. London & Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 111 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 27.5 x 19.7. 0958799407

Catalogue of the exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of Australia.

50396
CORDINGLY, David (editor)
CAPT. JAMES COOK, NAVIGATOR - The achievement of Captain James Cook as a Seaman, Navigator and Surveyor
$5.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum & Campbell Publishing / ANZ. London & Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 111 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers with light wear. Very good. 27.5 x 19.7. 0958799407

Catalogue of the exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of Australia.

62150
CROOKE, Ray
AN EPISTLE FROM OBEREA with decorations by Ray Crooke
$450.00 AUD

The Rams Skull Press. Ferntree Gully, Victoria. 1955. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. 5th edition based on 4th edition of 1774 "An Epistle from Oberea, Queen of Otaheite, to Joseph Banks, Esquire". 21 PP, (1 colophon), with 7 decorations by Ray Crooke. Cloth cover, tapa design. Copy No. 28/250, hand numbered and signed by Ray Crooke, on the colophon "Here ends the Epistle". Fine. 29 x 20.5.

45785
DALE, Paul W.
SEVENTY NORTH TO FIFTY SOUTH - The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage Wherein are Discovered Numerous South Pacific Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, the Coast of North America, and Alaska
$30.00 AUD

Prentice-Hall. New York. 1969. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 370 PP with 2 pages of sketches, 8 charts & maps, and 26 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Captain James Cook. Eps: Track of Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 17.

74323
DARWIN, Charles
THE JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE IN H.M.S. BEAGLE
$700.00 AUD

Genesis Publications Limited. London. 1979. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies (No. 409/500), signed by George Penber Darwin (great grandson of Charles Darwin). Foreword by Prince Charles. Introduction by Richard Darwin Keynes. (2 blank), 843, (8 blank) PP with 4 b/w plates, Journal in Facsimile between pages 31 and 834, Crew List between pages 835 and 840. Fp (in colour): painting by Roy Williams. Marbled endpapers. Half bound, green buckram, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt title and 4 gilt decorations, gilt decoration on front board, gilt signature of Darwin on the back cover, all outside edges gilt. Contained in a green cloth slipcase with title on a white vignette. Bookplate of previous owner on verso of the front endpaper. Head of spine worn on 6 cms. Slipcase with minor rubbing on the label, and a 5 cm worn patch close to the bottom. An excellent copy. Format: 28.5 x 20.5 and slipcase: 29.5 x 23.5. 0904351122

54818
DAUREILLAN, Alain & BROU, Bernard (editors)
Bi-centenaire - JAMES COOK & NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE / NEW CALEDONIA 1774-1974 - Bicentenary
$25.00 AUD

Comité Cook / Cook Committee. Nouméa. 1974. 1st Ed. Souvenir brochure. No pagination, 28 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. 2 letters loosely inserted. French and English text. Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 22.8.

Exhibition Cook, by Jacques Cheval & Numa Daly. Theater Play Cook, by Michel Camboulives. Opening of Avenue Cook, by Roger Laroque. Monument Cook, by Albert Ferré.

44003
de BROSSARD, Contre-Amiral
MOANA OCEAN CRUEL - Les Dieux meurent à la Grande Mer du Sud
$65.00 AUD

Editions France-Empire. Paris. 1966. 1st Ed. 384 PP with 10 maps, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Light browning of paper on edges, otherwise an excellent copy. French text. 24 x 15.5.

Life and ultimate death of 3 explorers of the Pacific: James Cook, Marion-Dufresne and De Surville.

37397
DODGE, Ernest S.
BEYOND THE CAPES - Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger 1776-1877
$5.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1971. 1st US edition. XV, 429 PP with 3 maps, 1 plan, 6 charts & 50 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): British survey ship cruising in the South Seas. Eps: Map of Central Pacific between the 30th parallels. Cloth cover. Faint stains on outside edges, note on verso of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.

40914
DUGARD, Martin
FARTHER THAN ANY MAN - The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook
$5.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2001. 1st Australian edition. XIV, 287 PP with 1 map on double page. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Very good. 23 x 15.2. 9781865086316

46417
DUGARD, Martin
FARTHER THAN ANY MAN: The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook
$15.00 AUD

Pocket Books. New York. 2001. 1st printing of the US edition. XIV, 287 PP with 1 map on double page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0743400682

70719
DUNMORE, John
Mrs COOK's BOOK OF RECIPES for Mariners in Distant Seas
$15.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum / Exisle Publishing. Sydney. 2006. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 15 headpieces. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 17.2 x 13.2. 0908988648

Stewed Albatross. Beer, lemon juice and other anti-scorbutic beverages...

72771
DUYKER, Edward & TINGBRAND, P. (editors)
DANIEL SOLANDER, Collected Correspondence 1753-1782
$45.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies, No. 2 in the Miegunyah Press series. Foreword by Alan Frost. XVIII, (2), 466, (2) PP with 3 maps, plus 36 pages with 39 illustrations (12 colour and 27 b/w). Half-title page: Dr. Solander engraving & his signature. Hard cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. Foxing spots on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 052284636X

The Swedish naturalist who accompanied Joseph Banks on the first voyage of James Cook on the Endeavour (letters 90 to 106). Contains 188 letters from or to Solander in their original language with their English translation. (Letter 115 and others - Voyage of "Omai").

37495
EDWARDS, Philip (editor)
THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN COOK
$20.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 2003. 9th pinting of the 1999 edition in the Penguin Classics series. XIV, 646, PP, plus 12 pages with 5 maps on double page and 12 location maps. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 97801404364712

Journals selected and edited by Philip Edwards and prepared from the original manuscripts by J. C. Beaglehole for the Hakluyt Society, 1955-67

55746
EISLER, William
THE FURTHEST SHORE - Images of Terra Australis from the Middle Ages to Captain Cook
$30.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. XII, 180 PP with 81 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 20 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 21.6. 0521392683

Traces the pictorial imagery associated with the unknown and mysterious Southland. The invention of a Southern continent: in antiquity, the Middle-Ages, Java la Grande, Spanish vision (Torres, Prado de Tovar), then the Southern world in the age of Dutch expansion (1606-1756)...

59099
EVANS, D. Warrington (compiler)
AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD WITH A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR IN THE YEAR MDCCLXX ALONG THE EAST COAST OF AUSTRALIA
$30.00 AUD

W. Smith & Paterson. Brisbane. 1969. 1st Ed. XXX, 180 (481 to 661) & 6 (CCXII to CCXVI) PP. Total of 216 pages, plus 2 folded charts (36 x 78), 2 plans (Endeavour River & Botany Bay), 2 engravings, 1 folded map (Cape Tribulation to Endeavour Straits). Green cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28.8 x 22.8.

18431
FAGAN, Jim, JOY, William & DEILEY, Russell
CAPTAIN COOK - His Artists - His Voyages
$10.00 AUD

Daily Telegraph. Sydney. 1970. Edited by Jim Fagan. 64 PP with 3 sketch maps at head of chapters, 28 b/w and 50 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few nicks/rubs, o/wise contents near fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.2.

The Daily Telegraph Portfolio of original works by artists who sailed with Captain Cook.

33637
FANNING, Pauline (editor)
JAMES COOK - His early life and the Endeavour voyage
$15.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1970. 1st Ed., with a preface by A. Grenfell Price and H. L. White. 40 PP with 2 colour and 17 b/w illust. Eps: Map on the voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Fine. 19.6 x 16.5.

An introduction to a bicentenary exhibition arranged by the National Library of Australia.

34033
FARA, Patricia
PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITS - Joseph Banks in the National Library (in National Library of Australia News - Vol IX, No. 3, December 1999)
$5.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1998. National Library of Australia News, Volume IX, No. 3, issue December 1998. Includes article P. 7 to 10 with 3 colour and 3 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 20.7.

President of the Royal Society from 1778 to 1820.

15532
FINKEL, George
JAMES COOK, ROYAL NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1987. Reprint of the 1970 original. 224 PP with 1 map, 9 head-pieces, 10 full-page illustrations by Charles Goodwin. Eps: Mappemonde with the voyages of James Cook 1746-1771. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0340391375

First seafaring experiences on coastal colliers, surveying & navigation skills to help General Wolfe in the capture of Quebec. The voyage of the Endeavour. Written for children.

15542
FINKEL, George
JAMES COOK, ROYAL NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1971. Reprint of the 1970 original. 191 PP with 3 maps, and 15 tail pieces. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 0207952671

First seafaring experiences on coastal colliers, surveying & navigation skills to help General Wolfe in the capture of Quebec. The voyage of the Endeavour.

59093
FINKEL, George
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK PORTFOLIO / JAMES COOK, The First Voyage, 1768-1771
$20.00 AUD

The Sun-Herald & Shoalhaven Paper Mill / The Wiggins Teape Australia Group. Sydney. 1970. Decorated folder containing booklet of 32 PP with b/w or colour illustrations, folded ship's plan with 2 inserts, folded map of Tahiti with 2 inserts and one folded French map of the world with 3 inserts. Small seller's stamp on inside of folder cover, otherwise near fine. Format - folder: 37 x 23.5. & booklet: 29.7 x 22.

59094
FINKEL, George
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK PORTFOLIO / JAMES COOK, The First Voyage, 1768-1771
$35.00 AUD

The Sun-Herald & Shoalhaven Paper Mill / The Wiggins Teape Australia Group. Sydney. 1970. Decorated folder containing booklet of 32 PP with b/w or colour illustrations, folded ship's plan with 2 inserts, folded map of Tahiti with 2 inserts and one folded French map of the world with 3 inserts. Letter / Acknowledgment Form by editor of Sun-Herald, loosely inserted. Folder contained in original shipping box (rubbed patch on front). Fine. Format - box: 37.5 x 24.5., folder: 37 x 23.5. & booklet: 29.7 x 22.

49271
FINNIS, Bill
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, Seaman and Scientist
$30.00 AUD

Chaucer Press. London. 2003. 1st Ed. 252 PP with b/w and colour illustrations on superior glossy paper. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 27.6 x 20.8. 190444914X

17552
FORMAN, Werner & SYME, Ronald
THE TRAVELS OF CAPTAIN COOK
$25.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill. New York. 1971. 1st US Ed. 180 PP with b/w text-illustrations and 102 b/w & colour plates. Printed on art paper. Eps: Resolution at anchor in Nootka Sound. Cloth cover, statue of Captain Cook on front cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 23.5. 070626502

38657
FORMAN, Werner & SYME, Ronald
IM AUFTRAG SEINER MAJESTÄT CAPTAIN COOK
$15.00 AUD

Verlag Anton Schroll & Co. Wien & München. 1971. 1st German language edition. 176 PP with b/w text-illustrations and 102 b/w & colour plates. Fp: Statue of Captain James Cook. Cloth cover, statue of Captain Cook in blind on front cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise book and dust jacket are near fine. German text. 28.5 x 23.5.

The Voyages of Captain Cook.

53181
FORSTER, Georg
COOK, THE DISCOVERER
$225.00 AUD

Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2007. No. 6 in the Australian Maritime Series. 1st edition limited to 1050 copies, with a foreword by Martin Lutz, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany and an introductory essay by Dr. Nigel Erskine. Translated from the 1787 German original "Cook der Entdecker. Versuch eines Denkmals". 276 PP with 9 illustrations and German text in gothic script between pages 40 and 148. Fp: The Apotheosis of Captain Cook. Bound in quarter tan kangaroo with marbled papered boards. Gilt title on burgundy vignette on spine. Fine. 25.5 x 21.5. 8781875567492

Cook the Discoverer. An Attempted Memorial. A new translation accompanying a facsimile of "Cook, der Entdecker? Versuch eines Denkmals", being a memoir of Captain Cook written by Georg Forster, first published in Berlin in 1787.

15785
FORSYTH, W. D.
CAPTAIN COOK'S LANDFALLS - Eye-witness Accounts by members of the ship's company of HMS "Endeavour" 1770
$5.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1974. 2nd Printing of the 1970 original. VI, 26 PP with 10 b/w sketches. Pictorial soft covers. Back cover has a rubbed patch, o/wise contents are near fine. 24.7 x 17.5. 0950085707

Accounts extracted for visitors to the East Coast of Australia.

34634
FROST, Alan
THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR - Captain Cook and the Discovery of the Pacific
$5.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1999. Reprint of the 1998 original. XXXVIII, 196 PP with 8 head pieces, 13 charts & maps, and 10 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 19.5 x 12.8. 1865082007

66747
FROST, Alan
THE PRECARIOUS LIFE OF JAMES MARIO MATRA, Voyager with Cook, American Loyalist, Servant of Empire
$50.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. No.6 in the Miegunyah Press series. XIV, 264, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates (6 of them maps & charts). Cloth cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. A fine/as new copy. 24.3 x 16. 052284667X

First voyage with Captain Cook and first account of this voyage with a concise vocabulary of the language of Otahitee. His proposals to establish a settlement in NSW. His diplomatic posting at Tangier...

54527
GASCOIGNE, John
CAPTAIN COOK: Voyager Between Worlds
$30.00 AUD

Hambledon Continuum. London. 2007. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 7 maps and 42 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781847250025

15701
GRAY, William R.
VOYAGES TO PARADISE: Exploring in the Wake of Captain Cook
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1981. 1st Ed. 216 PP with colour illust. (maps & photos). Hard cover, dj. Very good. 26 x 18. 0870442848

14706
GREENHILL, Basil
JAMES COOK - THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum / H.M.S.O. London. 1970. 1st Ed. 32 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Capt. James Cook RN FRS, painting by Nathaniel Dance. Inside back cover: A draught plan & section of the Britannia Otehite War Canoe. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 27.5.

James Cook, the man and his discoveries, published at the time of the Bicentennial.

45701
GREENHILL, Basil
JAMES COOK - THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC
$5.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum / H.M.S.O. London. 1980. 3rd impression of the 1970 original. 32 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Capt. James Cook, RN; FRS, painting by Nathaniel Dance. Inside back cover: A draught plan & section of the Britannia Otehite War Canoe. Pictorial card cover. Very good. Oblong: 21.5 x 27.5.

James Cook, the man and his discoveries, published at the time of the Bicentennial.

15628
GRENFELL PRICE, A. (editor)
THE EXPLORATIONS OF CAPT. JAMES COOK IN THE PACIFIC, As Told by Selections of His Own Journals 1768-1779
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1969. 2nd edition of the 1958 original. XVII, 292 PP with 40 b/w drawings by Geoffrey C. Ingleton. Fp (in colour): Plaque by Flaxman of Capt. Cook, tipped in. FEP: Chart of Pacific Ocean, before Cook. REP: Chart of the Pacific Ocean, after Cook. Cloth cover, dj (HM Bark Endeavour entering Botany Bay April 29, 1770). Dust jacket lightly chipped and rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 24.3 x 15.5. 0207952213

Selections of Capt. Cook's Journals compiled to give a running narrative accompanied by evocative & historically authentic illustrations.

64454
GRENFELL PRICE, A. (editor)
THE EXPLORATIONS OF CAPT. JAMES COOK IN THE PACIFIC, As Told by Selections of His Own Journals 1768-1779
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1969. 2nd edition of the 1958 original. XVII, 292 PP with 40 b/w drawings by Geoffrey C. Ingleton. Fp (in colour): Plaque by Flaxman of Capt. Cook, tipped in. FEP: Chart of Pacific Ocean, before Cook. REP: Chart of the Pacific Ocean, after Cook. Cloth cover, sunned on bottom of spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket sunned on spine with some rubbing on back. An otherwise near fine copy. 24.3 x 15.5. 0207952213

Selections of Capt. Cook's Journals compiled to give a running narrative accompanied by evocative & historically authentic illustrations.

61162
GRENFELL PRICE, A. (editor)
THE EXPLORATIONS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK IN THE PACIFIC, As told by Selections of his own Journals 1768-1779
$5.00 AUD

Dover. New York. 1971. Paperback edition of the 1957 original. XX, (4), 292 PP with 20 head-pieces, 3 tail-pieces, 24 marginal drawings, 6 full-page drawings & 2 maps on double page (all illustrations by G.C. Ingleton). Title-page: H.M. Bark Endeavour. Fp: Capt. Cook Plaque by Flaxman for Wedgwood. Pictorial card cover has a few creases, o/wise very good. 23.7 x 17. 0486227669

74480
GWYTHER, John
CAPTAIN COOK AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC, The Voyage of the "Endeavour" 1768-1771
$20.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1955. Edition printed especially for the friends of Petersen Engineering Co. Inc. (12 PP adverts for Pengo products), xii, 269 PP plus 12 pages with 8 b/w plates and Frontispiece: The Endeavour. Endpaper maps showing the Chart of the known World at the time of Captain Cook's First Voyage and Modern Chart of the South Pacific Ocean showing the track of H.M.S. Endeavour 1768-1770. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine and gilt image of the Endeavour on front cover with the inscription "Especially Prepared for Peter John K. Riddell. A near fine copy. 21.4 x 14.2.

69219
HAUSER-SCHAUBLIN, Brigitta, KRUGER, Gundolf et al.
JAMES COOK - Gifts and Treasures from the South Seas / Gaben und Schatze aus der Sudsee
$50.00 AUD

Prestel. Munich. 1998. 1st Ed. 352 PP with 51 colour plates and 422 b/w illustrations. Fp: Engraving with adzes, club and shell trumpet from New Zealand. FEP: Map of the 3 voyages of exploration of Captain Cook. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. English and German text. Fine condition. 30.5 x 24.5. 3791318683

The Cook / Forster Collection owned by the University at Gottingen, Germany.

50455
HAVARD, Ward and Olive
A FRENCHMAN SEES SYDNEY IN 1819 (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S. - Volume XXIV, Part I, 1938)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1938. Volume XXIV, Part I, 1938. 84 PP. Contains article between P.17 and 42 with the portrait of Jacques Etienne Victor Arago. Soft cover. Very good. 21 x 13.6.

Translated from the Letters of Jacques Arago, who sailed on Uranie, Captain Louis Claude Desaulse de Freycinet. Author of the 1822 Promenade autour du Monde, translated in English and published in 1823 as Narrative of a Voyage Around the World in the Uranie and Physicienne...

15611
HEDGES, A. A. C.
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$5.00 AUD

Jarrold. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 30 b/w or colour illustrations. Title-page: Frontispiece of manuscript of Cook's charts. REP: map of Cook's three voyages. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.8 x 18. 0853064970

73250
HENNIG, Dr. Edwin
DIE WELTUMSEGELUNGSFAHRTEN DES KAPITÄNS JAMES COOK (1768-1780)
$100.00 AUD

Gutenberg-Verlag. Hamburg. 1908. 1st Ed. Volume 1 in the "Bibliothek denkwürdiger Reisen"- Ausgabe (edition) A. (4), 554 PP with vignettre at head of each printed page (33 to 554), plus 8 b/w plates and 1 large folded map in colour of the Pacific Ocean with track of the 3 voyages. FP: Portrait of Kapitän James Cook. Rebacked copy using original leather cover with illustration and title on front board, gilt title and decoration on spine, and in blind, stamp of Gutenberg Verlag on back cover. Renewed endpapers (marbled). Signature of previous owner on half-title page and a name and date (1916) at top of title -page. A little light foxing. Near fine. German text. 21.8. 15.

38419
HETHERINGTON, Michelle
COOK & OMAI - The Cult of the South Seas
$25.00 AUD

National Library of Australia / Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University. Canberra. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jan Fullerton. VI, 66 PP with 13 b/w and 24 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 22. 0642107319

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Library of Australia, held in February 2001. Captain Cook Pacific voyages and the cultural milieu in which they took place.

66085
HETHERINGTON, Michelle & MORPHY, Howard (editors)
DISCOVERING COOK'S COLLECTIONS
$25.00 AUD

National Museum of Australia. Canberra. 2009. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Craddock Morton, and introduction by Michelle Hetherington & Howard Murphy. (VI), 130 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.5 x 24 9781876944575

7 papers: Looking across the Beach, by Greg Dening. Cook the Discoverer, by Nigel Erskine. ... by: Paul Turnbull - Adrienne L. Kaeppler - Lissant Bolton - Paul Tapsell - Doreen Mellor.

68584
HILL, Anthony
CAPTAIN COOK'S APPRENTICE
$20.00 AUD

Penguin Group (Australia). Melbourne. 2008. 1st Ed. X, 264, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (headpieces, drawings, engravings, maps, paintings and photos), plus 4 pages with 8 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 9780143004820

47137
HOGARTH, Christine (compiler)
BOTANY BAY - Australia 's Heritage in Stamps
$20.00 AUD

Australia Post. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed., Book 3 in the Australian Bicentennial Collection. 40 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (maps, charts, engravings, painting photos and images of stamps), plus stamp folder in pocket inside front cover. Title page: Banksia serrata. Fp: Heads of a Plan, 18 August 1786. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 25. 0642099138

47441
HORDERN HOUSE
HORDERN HOUSE - Rare Books . Manuscripts . Paintings . Prints
$20.00 AUD

Hordern House. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. No pagination, 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21. 1875567402

Catalogue detailing 79 items with price list.

57194
HORDERN HOUSE
CAPTAIN WILLIAM BLIGH AND THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY: chiefly from The Robert and Mary Anne Parks Collection
$50.00 AUD

Hordern House Rare Books Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. No pagination, 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Price list loosely inserted. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22. 9781875567539

133 items.

49393
HORWITZ, Tony
INTO THE BLUE - Boldly going where Captain Cook has gone before
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2003. 1st printing. (14), 480 PP with 1 portrait and 7 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781741141634

47219
HOUGH, Richard
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$25.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1995. 1st US edition of the 1994 UK original. XVIII, 398 PP with 2 drawings & 12 maps, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0393036804

A biography of the last and greatest of the romantic sailors and of the officers and men who sailed with him.

68069
HOUGH, Richard
THE MURDER OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 271 PP with 18 headpieces, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations (paintings, photos, maps ...). Eps: Aerial view of Kealakekua Bay. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Rear top of jacket is repaired, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 16. 0333234774

68600
HOUGH, Richard
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$10.00 AUD

Coronet Books / Hodder & Stoughton. London. c. 2000. 15th printing of the 1995 Coronet "soft cover" edition. XX, 492 PP with 2 drawings and 12 maps, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light creases. Paper ageing , o/wise very good. 18 x 11. 0340617233

A biography of the last and greatest of the romantic sailors.

15694
HUGHES, Thea Stanley
JAMES COOK
$5.00 AUD

Movement Publications. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. 79 PP with 16 b/w illustrations. REP: Mappemonde with the 3 voyages. Pictorial card cover. A little foxing, o/wise near fine. 18.2 x 12. 0908076134

37854
HUGHES, Thea Stanley
JAMES COOK
$5.00 AUD

Movement Publications. Sydney. 1986. 4th impression of the 1981 original. 79 PP with 16 b/w illustrations. REP: Mappemonde with the 3 voyages. Pictorial card cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 17.8 x 12.2. 0908076134

50346
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
THE MILLIONAIRE BOTANIST, Joseph Banks (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)
$15.00 AUD

Department of Education and Science. Canberra. 1970. Volume 14, No. 11, November 1970. Contains article between P.10 and 15 with 9 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine.

Sir Joseph Banks.

71415
INNES, Hammond
THE LAST VOYAGE, Captain Cook's Lost Diary
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 254 PP. Eps: Map of world with the three voyages of Cook. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.8. 0002214458

The personal account written when he probably had time for reflection.

61838
JOPPIEN, Rüdiger & SMITH, Bernard
THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUMES I, II & III (boxed 4 volume set)
$1100.00 AUD

Oxford University Press in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Melbourne. 1985-1987. Vol.I, II & III: First edition. Vol. I (1st edition 1985): The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Vol.II (Ist edition 1985): The Voyage of Resolution & Endeavour 1772-1775. Vol III (text) & Vol III (catalogue): 1st edition of 1987: The Voyage of Resolution & Discovery 1776-1780. Vol I: XVI, 248 PP with 326 b/w & colour plates. Vol. II: XIV, 274 PP with 106 b/w or colour plates, 19 colour and 189 b/w illustrations. Vol.III (Text): XXI, 234 PP with 209 b/w & colour plates. Vol III (Catalogue): VIII, 435 PP with 458 b/w plates. All volumes bound in cloth with dust jacket and contained in a cloth covered boxed slipcase. A fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 35 x 25.5. 0195548930 (complete set)

Also includes an associated pamphlet "The Functions of Art on Captain Cook's Voyages", reprinted from the Pacific Island Monthly magazine.

65687
JOPPIEN, Rüdiger & SMITH, Bernard
THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUME II: The Voyage of the Resolution & Adventure 1772-1775
$200.00 AUD

Oxford University Press in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Melbourne. 1985. Vol.II (reprint of the 1985 original): The Voyage of Resolution & Endeavour 1772-1775. Vol. II: XIV, 274 PP with 106 b/w or colour plates, 19 colour and 189 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 35 x 25.5. 0195544560

65688
JOPPIEN, Rüdiger & SMITH, Bernard
THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUME I: The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771
$200.00 AUD

Oxford University Press in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Melbourne. 1985. Vol.I (reprint of the 1985 original): The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Vol I: XVI, 248 PP with 326 b/w & colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 35 x 25.5. 0195544552

65686
JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard
THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUMES: I, II & III
$700.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1985 & 1987. 1st edition for the III Volumes (in 4). Vol. I: XVI, 248 PP with 326 b/w & colour plates. Vol. II: XIV, 274 PP with 98 b/w & colour plates. Vol. III (Text): XXI, 234 PP with 209 b/w & colour plates. Vol. III (Catalogue): VIII, 435 PP with 458 b/w plates. Cloth covers with dust jackets. Light foxing spots on outside edges of Volumes I & II. Dust jackets of Vol III (2 books) are fine and dust jackets of Vols 1 & 11 are near fine (small rub and a scratch respectively). Overall a near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 35 x 25.5. 0195558930

Vol. I: The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Vol. II: The Voyage of the Resolution & Adventure 1772-1775. Vol. III (in 2 parts, Text & Catalogue): The Voyage of the Resolution & Discovery 1776-1780.

21685
KAEPPLER, Adrienne L. (editor)
COOK VOYAGE ARTIFACTS, in Leningrad, Berne and Florence Museums
$100.00 AUD

Bishop Museum Press. Honolulu, Hawaii. 1978. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication No. 66. X, 186 PP with 9 colour (8 on full page) and 251 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): plate with Hawaiian objects. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine condition. Scarce. 28 x 21.5. 091024023X

The James Cook collection in the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, Leningrad. The Webber collection, Berne. Notes on an Ethnographic collection made during the Third Voyage of Cook and preserved until the end of the last century in the Royal Museum of Physics and Natural History in Florence.

73350
KIEZA, Grantlee
BANKS
$30.00 AUD

ABC Books / HarpersCollins. Sydney. 2020. 1st Ed. (4), 485 PP with 26 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings, portraits), plus 16 pages with 30 colour illustrations. Hard covers, dj. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Foxing spots on outside dges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780733340505

15691
KNIGHT, Captain Frank
CAPTAIN COOK AND THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR (1768-1771)
$15.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. Melbourne. 1968. 1st Ed. (10), 174 PP with 1 map in text plus 12 pages with 17 bw illust. Title-page: Vignette with the bark Endeavour. Eps: Endeavour in boisterous seas. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22 x 14. 17002802

22744
KNIGHT, Captain Frank
CAPTAIN COOK & THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR (1768-1771)
$5.00 AUD

Nelson. Melbourne. 1968. 1st Ed. (X), 174 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w illust. 11 pages nautical glossary. Eps: Endeavour at sea by Buchan. Pict. card cover. Note on half title page, small old stains on lower margin of some pages, o/wise good. 21.2 x 13.5. 17002802

34034
LAYLAND, Penelope
THE ENDEAVOUR STORY (in National)
$10.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1998. National Library of Australia News, Volume IX, No. 2, issue November 1998. Includes article from P.3 to 6 with 8 colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 20.7.

On the CD-ROM Endeavour: Captain Cook's Journal 1768-71.

33702
LEWIN, The Lord, Admiral of the Fleet & STANNARD, Bruce
JAMES COOK NAVIGATOR AND THE ENDEAVOUR STORY
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Heritage Press / The Endeavour Replica. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. Folder containing 8 facsimiles of documents and the 16 page booklet "The Endeavour Story" (with b/w and colour illust.). Near fine. Large format : 36 x 23.2.

Contents: The Tasman Map: facsimile of the decorated 17th century map hand drawn on Japan vellum, 1644. A letter from Cook to the Admiralty. The ship's plan. Endeavour Bark 1768, cutaway model. Part of the complement of the Endeavour. Jack Earl's painting of Endeavour. Captain Cook's Instruments: Sextant, Gregorian reflecting telescope 1763, Kendall's third marine chronometer 1774. Portrait of Captain James Cook, RN, painted six years after the discovery of New South Wales, by William Hodges, in 1776.

15447
LITTLE, Norman A.
ENDEAVOUR AND ACHIEVEMENT, Highlights in the Story of Australian Development
$5.00 AUD

Bank of NSW. Sydney. 1973. 13th revised edition of the 1952 original. 32 PP with 40 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (HM Bark Endeavour). Very good. 24 x 16.

From discoveries to the achievements of the opening of the Sydney Opera House.

15797
MACARTHUR, Antonia
HIS MAJESTY'S BARK ENDEAVOUR - The Story of the Ship and her People
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. IX, 86 PP with line and wash drawings by Dennis Adams and illustrations from contemporary paintings, charts and sketches. Fp: Map of the voyage of H.M. Bark Endeavour. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0207191808

53111
MACARTHUR, Antonia & LONGLEY, John
ENDEAVOUR. Australia's Flag Ship
$5.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2006. 1st Ed. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (1 cutaway, charts, engravings, paintings, photos). Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1860070515

45368
MACLEAN, Alistair
CAPTAIN COOK
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. New York. 1972. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 68 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 22 colour plates. Fp: Medaillon portrait of James Cook. Eps: Chart of world showing the latest discoveries of Capt. Cook. Hard cover, dj. Spine lightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.

45369
MACLEAN, Alistair
CAPTAIN COOK
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1972 original published by William Collins. 192 PP with 1 map, 68 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 22 colour plates. Fp: Medallion portrait of James Cook. Eps: Chart of world showing the latest discoveries of Capt. Cook. Hard cover, dust jacket is a little ruffled with lightly sunned spine Discreet stamp on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15. 0002111438

45370
MACLEAN, Alistair
CAPTAIN COOK
$15.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1972. Reprint of the 1972 original published by William Collins. 192 PP with 1 map, 68 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 22 colour plates. Fp: Medallion portrait of James Cook. Eps: Chart of world showing the latest discoveries of Capt. Cook. Hard cover, dj. Spine lightly sunned. Lengthy note on verso of front endpaper, and paper clippings on Captain Cook and Whitby. Very good. 23.5 x 15. 0002111438

70476
MACWHIRTER, Noel & Pat, SAGLIOCCO, Jean Louis & SOUTHWOOD, Jane (editors)
Le NATURALISTE in WESTERN PORT: 1802-2002 - Two Hundred Years of Change
$75.00 AUD

Victoria Department of Infrastructure. Melbourne. 2003. 1st Ed. (2), II, 134 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.5.

Proceedings of the seminar held at the Old Cranbourne Shire Office, Cranbourne, Victoria. 13th and 14th April 2002 and other commemorative events of 2002. 13 papers: ... Seals at Seal Rocks, Western Port in Bass Strait, before and after the Baudin expedition's visit in 1802, by Robert M. Warneke. ...

15729
MADDOCK, Shirley & WHYTE, Don
FAR AS A MAN MAY GO - Captain Cook's New Zealand
$15.00 AUD

Collins. Auckland. 1969. 1st Ed. XVI, 284 PP, plus 60 pages with 114 b/w & colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Captain Cook by John Webber. Eps: Chart of NZ drawn by Cook & map NZ coastline today. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A near fine copy. 22 x 16.

A comparison of New Zealand in the 1960's and 200 years earlier when surveyed and described by Cook.

72368
McALEER, John and RIGBY, Nigel
CAPTAIN COOK AND THE PACIFIC: Art, Exploration & Empire
$70.00 AUD

Yale University Press / Royal Museums Greenwich. New Haven, Ct. / London. 2017. 1st edition, with a foreword by Dr. Kevin Fewster. 256 PP with 253 figures either in b/w or colour (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, paintings & photos). Fp (in colour): Resolution and Discovery in Ship Cove, Nootka Sound. Figure 1 (in colour): Captain Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 26 x 20. 9780300207248

21903
MEGAW, J. V. S. (editor)
EMPLOY'D AS A DISCOVERER - Papers Presented at the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Historical Symposium, Sutherland Shire, 1-3 May, 1970
$15.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1971. 1st edition. 142 PP with 1 figure, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illust. Errata slip loosely inserted. Half-title page: vignette with Coat-of-Arms (James Cook's widow and descendants). FEP: Sketch plan of Botany Bay. REP: Plan of the entrance of Endeavour River. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14. 0589071009

Cook: The Navigator by J.C. Beaglehole - Cook and the Aborigines, by J.V.S. Megaw ....

61334
MEGAW, J. V. S. (editor)
EMPLOY'D AS A DISCOVERER - Papers Presented at the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Historical Symposium, Sutherland Shire, 1-3 May, 1970
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1971. 1st edition. Foreword by A. T. Gietzelt. 142 PP with 1 figure, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations. Errata page loosely inserted. Half-title page: vignette with Coat-of-Arms (James Cook's widow and descendants). FEP: Sketch plan of Botany Bay. REP: Plan of the entrance of Endeavour River. Hard cover, dj. The Sutherland Shire's band in position. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0589071009

Cook: The Navigator by J.C. Beaglehole - The bark Endeavour and life aboard her, by Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins. Cook and the Aborigines, by J.V.S. Megaw ....

52921
MELLEFONT, Jeffrey
THE 20TH-CENTURY ENDEAVOUR (in Signals No. 80)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2007. No. 80, September-November 2007. 48 PP, contains article between pages 30 and 35 with 8 colour photos. Pictorial (Aerial view of the ANMM) soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21.

On the replica of HM Bark Endeavour (built Fremantle 1988 to 1993).

15453
MITCHELL, T. C. (editor)
CAPTAIN COOK AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
$15.00 AUD

British Museum. London. 1979. 1st edition. 249 PP with 4 maps and 158 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain Cook. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.7. 0714100889

Banks's Artists and his Endeavour Collections, by A.M. Lysaght. Ancient Pacific Voyaging, by Brian Durrans... Tracing the history of Hawaiian Cook voyage artefacts in the Museum of Mankind, by Adrienne L. Kaeppler...

32565
MITCHELL, T. C. (editor)
CAPTAIN COOK AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

British Museum. London. 1979. 1st edition. 249 PP with 4 maps and 158 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain Cook. Cloth cover. Preface page with creases. Ex Library copy with stamps on title page, and outside edges (top and bottom). Fold of endpapers split. A good copy. 24.5 x 18.7. 0714100889

Banks' Artists and his Endeavour Collections, by A.M. Lysaght. Ancient Pacific Voyaging, by Brian Durrans...

73466
MOORE, Peter
ENDEAVOUR - The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World
$20.00 AUD

Vintage Books / Penguin Random House. Sydney. 2018. 1st paperback edition. XII, 420 PP with 2 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 7 b/w and 25 colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 9780143780267

15683
MOOREHEAD, Alan
THE FATAL IMPACT - The Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. Sydney. 1987. New edition created and produced from the 1966 original. Preface by Manning Clark. 252 PP enhanced by 150 b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, drawings & etchings). Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 27 x 19. 0241123461

Tragic story of a great adventure which turned sour, when good intentions led to disaster, corruption & annihilation.

34808
MORRIS, Aldyth
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$5.00 AUD

University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 1995. 1st Ed. (10), 59 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0824816706

Theatre play first produced at the University of Hawai'i Kennedy Theatre in June 1978, to mark the bicentennial of Captain Cook's arrival in the Hawaiian Islands.

50262
MOUROT, Suzanne & JONES, Paulette
THE GREAT SOUTHLAND, Treasures of the Mitchell and Dixson Libraries and Dixson Galleries
$25.00 AUD

Sun Academy Series. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5. 0725103345

Over 100 b/w or colour reproductions showing the extensive range of these magnificent collections.

57601
MOUROT, Suzanne & JONES, Paulette
THE GREAT SOUTHLAND - Treasures of the Mitchell and Dixson Libraries and Dixson Galleries
$15.00 AUD

Sun Academy Series. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. 28.5 x 21.5. 0725103345

Over 100 b/w or colour reproductions showing the extensive range of these magnificent collections.

70760
MOYAL, Ann
"A BRIGHT & SAVAGE LAND", Scientists in Colonial Australia
$35.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Illustrated half-title page, title-page & frontispiece. Hard cover, dj. Title page with a dedicatory note dated and signed by the author. Near fine. 28.5 x 21. 000217555X

The naturalists & illustrators who accompanied the explorers, navigators & scientists, the legacy of their exquisite artwork. Details of their exciting scientific discoveries.

71237
MUNDLE, Robert
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$15.00 AUD

ABC Books / HarperCollins. Sydney. 2017. Reprint of the 2013 edition. (12), 412, (4) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 cutaway of HM Bark Endeavour, 2 maps (1 on double page) and 11 tail pieces (paintings). Soft covers, pictorial front. Light creases on covers, o/wise near fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9780733335433

From Sailor to Legend.

22633
MURRAY-OLIVER, Anthony
CAPTAIN COOK'S HAWAII, As Seen by his Artists
$30.00 AUD

Wellington. 1975. Millwood Press. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 70 b/w & colour plates with enlargements. Title-page: James Cook Wedgwood Cameo by Flaxman. Fp: Captain James Cook, oil painting by Webber. Eps: General Chart Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Capt. James Cook in this and his two preceding Voyages with the Tracks of the Ships under his Command. Hard cover, gilt medallion on front, dj. Cover with faint scratches and a small bump at corner, o/wise a near fine copy. Oblong: 22.8 x 25.

62884
N/A
THE NAVAL CHRONICLE FOR 1808 - Vol. XIX
$80.00 AUD

Joyce Gold. London. 1808. Nineteenth Volume. III-VIII, 514, (6 index) PP with 2 headpieces, plus 12 of the b/w plates (on the 13 called for): CCXLIX to CCXLX. FP: Monument of Captain Richard Rundle Burgess. Original covers, slit at hinges. Copy in need of rebacking and lacking title page, pages 1 to 8, pages A to H of the index, and plate CCXLVIII (Portrait of Captain Joseph Ellison). Ageing of paper and foxing. Some pages "dog eared", loose or soiled, (page 465/466 repaired). Sold as is. Format: 25 x 16.

... Containing a general and biographical history of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom; with a variety of original papers on nautical subjects. Volume the Nineteenth (from January to July 1808).

70338
NUGENT, Maria
CAPTAIN COOK WAS HERE
$20.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Melbourne. 2009. 1st Ed. XII, 164 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 29 plates (10 b/w and 19 colour). Eps: Chart of Botany Bay. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.2. 9780521762403

39110
O'BRIAN, Patrick
JOSEPH BANKS - A Life
$15.00 AUD

Collins Harvill. London. 1988. Paperback reprint of the 1987 original. 328 PP with 1 family tree and 1 map "Bank's Voyages". Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 9780002723404

The biography of Sir Joseph Banks, naturalist, explorer and one of Australia's founding fathers.

56885
O'SULLIVAN, Dan
IN SEARCH OF CAPTAIN COOK. Exploring the Man Through His Own Words
$40.00 AUD

I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd. London. 2008. 1st Ed. VIII, 263 PP with 3 maps and 9 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. As new condition. 24 x 16. 9781845114831

37576
OBEYESEKERE, Gananath
THE APOTHEOSIS OF CAPTAIN COOK - European Mythmaking in the Pacific
$15.00 AUD

Princeton University Press & Bishop Museum Press. Princeton, N.J. c. 1998. 4th reprint of the 1994 paperback edition (original of 1992), with a new preface and afterword. XVIII, 251 PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook by William Hodges. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0691036217

The death of Capt. Cook re-examined after studying shipboard journals and logs, kept by the Captain and his officers. (A non-Western culture approach to the explanation of the slaying of a God).

13372
OLIVER, Phillip & FREEMAN, Desmond
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK - NAVIGATOR, The Story of Captain Cook's First Voyage
$20.00 AUD

Star Capital & Campbell Group. Sydney. c.1988. Reprint. Colour folder with three sections containing photos & facsimiles of documents. Folder showing light wear around edges, o/wise contents near fine. Folio: 36.5 x 23.

Published at the time of World Expo, 1988, Brisbane. 1st Section: Portulan chart of the East Indies, letter from Cook to the Admiralty, Cook's instruments. 2nd Section: Endeavour, ship's plan, part of the complement of the Endeavour. 3rd Section: World map of Francesco Rosselli, about 1508. The death of Captain Cook on 14 February, 1779. The Resolution and Discovery in Noutka Sound and on the rear of the 3rd Section: Portrait of James Cook by W. Hodges.

13703
PAGET, Hugh
TO THE SOUTH THERE IS A GREAT LAND - Captain Cook, Sir Joseph Banks and Australia
$5.00 AUD

The Australian. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 2 maps, 9 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Map of Africa and the Indian Ocean. Inside back cover: map of New Holland and north of it. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 20.8.

15643
PALUKA, Frank
THE THREE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
$15.00 AUD

Beta Phi Mu. Pittsburgh. 1974. Limited edition. Beta Phi Mu Chapbook No. 10. XIV, 80, (2) PP with 1 portrait and 3 charts. Fp: Captain James Cook, (engraving by J. Basire 1777). Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover & spine. Faint foxing. Fine. 21 x 15.5. 0910230102

66526
PARKIN, Ray
H.M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR" - Her place in Australian History - With an Account of her Construction, Crew and Equipment and a Narrative of her Voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the Year 1770.
$50.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 2006. Paperback edition of the 2nd edition of 2003 (the original of 1997 was No. 13 in the Second numbered series of the Miegunyah Press). XII, 468 PP with 2 reproductions of original drawings by Parkinson, as well as plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 17.8. 9780522853117

Not only on the Bark "Endeavour", but the description of Australia by the participants to this voyage of discovery (Cook, Banks, Parkinson, Pickersgill...), while following the East Coast from Cape Howe to Cape York.

71536
PARKIN, Ray
H.M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR", Her place in Australian History
$100.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 2003. 2nd edition of the 1997 original. No. 13 in the Second numbered series of the Miegunyah Press. XII, 468 PP with 2 reproductions of original drawings by Parkinson, as well as plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Large folded plan (58 x 19.2 / 29 x 19.8) "Masts & Spars - Standing Rigging - Yard-Arm & Stay Tackles" loosely inserted. Fine (mint condition). 29.3 x 22. 0522850936

Not only on the Bark "Endeavour", but the description of Australia by the participants to this voyage of discovery (Cook, Banks, Parkinson, Pickersgill...), while following the East Coast from Cape Howe to Cape York.

71537
PARKIN, Ray
H. M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR" - Her place in Australian History. With an Account of her Construction, Crew and Equipment and a Narrative of her Voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the Year 1770.
$225.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1999. Reprint of the 3rd edition (with revisions) of 1999. Original of 1997. No. 13 in the Second numbered series of the Miegunyah Press. XII, 468 PP with 2 reproductions of original drawings by Parkinson, as well as plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Together with 15 folded detailed ship drawings and plans (80 x 58) by author contained in a cloth folding case. The set contained in a decorated slipcase. Fine. 31.5 x 21.2. 0522847161

Not only on the Bark "Endeavour", but the description of Australia by the participants to this voyage of discovery (Cook, Banks, Parkinson, Pickersgill...), while following the East Coast from Cape Howe to Cape York.

74470
PARKIN, Ray
H. M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR" - Her place in Australian History. With an Account of her Construction, Crew and Equipment and a Narrative of her Voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the Year 1770.
$550.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1997. 1st edition, limited to 1000 copies. No. 13 in the Second numbered series of the Miegunyah Press. XII, 468 PP with 2 reproductions of original drawings by Parkinson, as well as plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, ribbon page-marker. Folded flyer and Newspaper review loosely inserted. Together with 15 folded detailed ship drawings and plans (80 x 58) by author contained in a cloth folding case. The set contained in a decorated slipcase. Foxing spots on outside edges of the book, otherwise a fine copy. More images available on request. 31.5 x 21.2. 0522847161

Not only on the Bark "Endeavour", but the description of Australia by the participants to this voyage of discovery (Cook, Banks, Parkinson, Pickersgill...), while following the East Coast from Cape Howe to Cape York.

15449
PETROFF, Peter & FERGUSON, John (editors)
SAILING ENDEAVOUR, Including Helpful Extracts from the Journal of James Cook, Navigator
$5.00 AUD

Driza-Bone / Maritime Heritage Press. Sydney. 1994. 1st edition, with introduction by Bruce Stannard. 80 PP with 2 plans & 68 b/w photos by Rod Mcleod. Pictorial soft covers. Neear fine. 21 x 14.8. 1875684050

Pictorial introduction to the world of 18th century square-rigged sailing vessels. Photos taken on the replica of the Endeavour launched in Fremantle in 1994.

20336
PICAZO, Antoine
L'ODYSSEE DE JAMES COOK EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$10.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 1996. 1st Ed., No. 1 in the Histoires Calédoniennes series. 80 PP with 1 map and 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Small format: 15 x 10.8. 2841700119

Discovery and exploration of New Caledonia by Captain James Cook, in September 1774.

19371
POLDEN, Richard
ENDEAVOUR, A Photographic Journey
$15.00 AUD

Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Fremantle, W.A. 1998. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 1 map and 128 colour photos. Fp: Endeavour sailing in the sunset. Pict. card cover. Near fine. Oblong: 24 x 26. 1863682279

The voyage of Endeavour, 16 October 1996 to 25 March 1997, Fremantle to London via : Rodrigues, Mauritius, La Reunion, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Capetown, St Helena, Ascension, Tenerife, Madeira and Alderney.

58518
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XIV, Part V, 1928
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1928. Volume XIV, Part V, 1928. By S. Elliott Napier & W. A. Mcdonald. 245-300 PP with 1 chart and 4 b/w photos. Soft covers with signnature on top left of front cover. Slight ageing of paper, staples removed. Very good. 21.5 x 14.

Balmain: the Man and the suburb, by S. Elliott Napier, read before the Society, 31 July 1928. Forby Sutherland's grave at Kurnell, by W. A. Mcdonald.

74775
READER'S DIGEST
GREAT TALES OF THE SEA - Volume 2
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Association. London. 1979. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Douglas Reeman. 430, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 15.2.

Capitain Cook, the Seamen's Seaman, by Alan Villiers. A Night to Remember, by Walter Lord. The Ra Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl.

39937
REED, A. H. & A. W. (editors)
CAPTAIN COOK IN NEW ZEALAND - Extracts from the Journals of Captain James Cook giving a full account in his own words of his adventures and discoveries in New Zealand
$20.00 AUD

Reed. Wellington. 1951. 1st Ed. 262 PP with 5 maps & 11 text illustrations, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w illust. & 1 large folded chart tipped in on rear endpaper. Fp: Portrait of James Cook. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 25x 16.

62252
RICHARDSON, Brian W.
LONGITUDE AND EMPIRE: How Captain Cook's Voyages Changed the World
$40.00 AUD

University of British Columbia Press. Vancouver, B.C. 2005. 1st paperback edition. XVI, 240 PP with 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Bookplate of previous owner inside front cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0774811900

"Fascinating account offering a new understanding of Captain Cook's voyages and how they affected the European world view" (review comments).

71483
RICKARD, Suzanne
SAILING WITH COOK: Inside the Private Journal of James Burney, RN
$25.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2015. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Cochrane. (8), 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: map of Indo Pacific region with track of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-73. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine (as new condition). 26.7 x 22. 9780642277770

Sailing on board "Adventure" during the second voyage of exploration of Captain Cook: 1772 - 1773.

15758
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
$5.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1970. 4th impression of the 1968 original. 157 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Engraved portrait of Cook, after Webber. Half-title page: Statue of Cook, The Mall near Admiralty Arch. Illustrated endpapers. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine.. Neear fine. 29.5 x 22.

32415
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
$5.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1970. 4th impression of the 1968 original. 157 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Engraved portrait of Cook, after Webber. Half-title page: Statue of Cook, The Mall near Admiralty Arch. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing of first and last pages. Good. 29.5 x 22.

32416
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
$5.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 157 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Engraved portrait of Cook, after Webber. Half-title page: Statue of Cook, The Mall near Admiralty Arch. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 22.

41655
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
$5.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. c. 1970. Reprint of the 1968 original ?. 157 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Engraved portrait of Cook, after Webber. Half-title page: Statue of Cook, The Mall near Admiralty Arch. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Lacks the title page, o/wise good and complete. 29.5 x 22.

74486
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
$70.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1968. 1st Australian edition limited to 500 numbered copies (No. CCXXIV / 500). 157 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, top edge gilt. Fp: Engraved portrait of Cook, after Webber. Half-title page: Statue of Cook, The Mall near Admiralty Arch. Illustrated endpapers. Padded white buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, clear plastic protective wrappers, contained in a blue covered slipcase. A fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 22.

48009
RIGBY, Nigel & Van Der MERWE, Pieter
CAPTAIN COOK IN THE PACIFIC
$30.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. Greenwich. 2002. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Glyn Williams. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, paintings & photos). Fp (in colour): Captain Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 19. 0948065435

15529
ROBERTSON, Jillian
THE CAPTAIN COOK MYTH
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1981. 1st. Aust. Ed. (8), 164 PP with 35 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Renewed front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.

Brief history of the successive discoveries of Australia prior to 1770 plus the adulation of Cook as Australia's national hero: the statues, monuments, towns, rivers, university, etc. which bear his name.

48147
ROBSON, John (editor)
THE CAPTAIN COOK ENCYCLOPAEDIA
$50.00 AUD

Random House Australia. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 100 b/w illustrations (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, photos), plus 8 pages with 17 colour illustrations. Half title page: A Hei tiki. Title spread: the replica bark "Endeavour". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 20.5. 9780759310117

54295
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CXVIII - 1952 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1952. Annual edition. Vol. CXVIII, issues Part 1(March 1952) to Part 4 (December 1952). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLVI (advertisements), 532 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. CXVIII. Part 3: The survey of India since the Second World War, by Brigadier G. F. Heaney. The First Voyage of Amerigo Vespucci, by A. Davies ... Part 4: The voyage of Discovery II, 1950-51, by H. F. P. Herdman.

54301
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXII - 1956 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1956. Annual edition. Vol. CXXII, issues Part 1(March 1956) to Part 4 (December 1956). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLVI (advertisements), 554 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. CXXII. Part 4: On the character of Captain James Cook,, by J. C. Beaglehole. Problems of development in New Guinea, by O. H. K. Spate.

75240
SAHLINS, Marshall
ISLANDS OF HISTORY
$25.00 AUD

University of Chicago Press. Chicago. 1985. 1st Ed. XX, 180 PP with 4 figures. Hard covers, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14;5. 0226733572

5 Essays centred on Islands of the Pacific, and their European discoveries. Supplement to the Voyage of Cook, or le calcul sauvage . The Stranger-King, or Dumézil among Fijians. Captain James Cook or the Dying God...

75200
SALMOND, Anne
THE TRIAL OF THE CANNIBAL DOG - Captain Cook in the South Seas
$25.00 AUD

Yale University Press. New Haven, Ct. 2003. 1st US edition. XXII, 506 PP with 53 b/w illustrations (5 maps and 48 paintings, prints, sketches, plus 8 pages with 15 colour plates). Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5. 9780300100921

54094
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - No.27
$10.00 AUD

Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1970. Volume No. 27, 1970. 128 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (HMS Endeavour). Covers a little soiled with signature at top of front cover. Otherwise, a very good clean copy. 21 x 13.8.

Contains article by N.S. Smith between P.106 and 118 with 4 b/w illustrations. "From Whitby to Botany Bay and Beyond, An outline of the life and achievements of Capt. Jas. COOK. "The Search for the Vergulde Draeck" (C. Halls) between P.48 & 56 with 1 map, 1 plan and 2 b/w photos.

20462
SHOALHAVEN NEWS
TERRA AUSTRALIS INCOGNITA - A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
$10.00 AUD

Wiggins Teape. Sydney. 1970. Vol. 2, No.9, February, 1970. 12 PP with 16 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover with rubbed patches. Staples removed. Internally very good. 27.2 x 21.

A special edition to commemorate the landing at Kurnell of Lieutenant James Cook on April 29, 1770.

32466
SKELTON, R. A.
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK - After two hundred years
$10.00 AUD

British Museum. London. 1969. 1st Ed. 32 PP plus 24 b/w plates with 29 illust. Fp: Medallion portrait of Captain James Cook. Pictorial card cover. Light soiling on covers, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14. 714102865

Cook, the man (a commemorative address delivered in July 1968 before the Hakluyt Society).

70666
SKELTON, R. A.
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK - After two hundred years
$20.00 AUD

British Library. London. 1976. Reprint of the 1979 original. 32 PP, plus 2 plates in colour and 24 b/w plates with 29 illust. Fp (in colour): Medallion portrait of Captain James Cook. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0714103829

Cook, the man (a commemorative address delivered in July 1968 before the Hakluyt Society).

14702
STAMP, Tom & Cordelia
JAMES COOK MARITIME SCIENTIST
$15.00 AUD

Caedmon of Whitby. Whitby. 1978. Reprint ???. XIV, 160 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 2 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Capt. James Cook. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23 x 14.5. 0905355040

The life of Captain Cook: Yorkshire years, family life, the voyages. The man, his methods, his achievements.

39962
STAMP, Tom & Cordelia
JAMES COOK MARITIME SCIENTIST
$10.00 AUD

Caedmon of Whitby. Whitby. 1978. 1st Ed. XIV, 160 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 2 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Capt. James Cook. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905355040

The life of Captain Cook: Yorkshire years, family life, the voyages. The man, his methods, his achievements.

34549
STARZECKA, Dorota
JAMES COOK - THE MAN (in Hemisphere)
$20.00 AUD

AGPS / Commonwealth Department of Education. Canberra. 1979. Volume 23, No. 3, May/June 1979. Contains article from P.138 to 145 with 6 b/w and 8 colour illust. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.2.

Reflections on a great explorer's achievements... and lapses.

50113
TAYLOR, C. R. H.
MILESTONES. Some Events in New Zealand History
$15.00 AUD

Bank of New South Wales. Wellington. 1959. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft wrappers. Fine. 24 x 15.5.

The Maori and his age-old land... Captain Cook takes possession...

46680
THOMAS, Nicholas
DISCOVERIES. The Voyages of Captain Cook
$15.00 AUD

Allen Lane. London. 2003. 1st Ed. XXXVIII, 468 PP with 6 head pieces (on double page), 9 maps (3 on double page) and 54 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A few light foxing spots on outside page edges, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0713995572

55454
THOMAS, Nicholas
COOK - THE EXTRAORDINARY VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$25.00 AUD

Walker Publishing Co. New York. 2003. Reprint of the original US edition. XXXVIII, 468 PP with 6 head pieces (on double page), 9 maps (3 on double page) and 54 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24.2 x 16.5. 9780802714121

75267
THOMAS, Nicholas, ADAMS, Julie, LYTHBERG, Billie, NUKU Maia & SALMOND, Amiria (editors)
ARTEFACTS OF ENCOUNTER: Cook's Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories
$100.00 AUD

University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 2016. 1st US edition of the New Zealand original. 348 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Old label associated with a paddle collected in New Zealand. FEP: the Maudslay Gallery, Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, Cambridge. REP: Heiau with a marker to HMS Blonde. Hard covers, title (silver lettering) on front board and spine, ribbon page-marker. Fine. 29.2 x 25.7. 9780824859350

End of 20th century visit to the sites of contact between Cook's crews in Dusky Sound (1773) and Queen Charlotte Sound (1770).

67294
VAUGHAN, Thomas & MURRAY-OLIVER, A. A. St. C. M.
CAPTAIN COOK R.N., THE RESOLUTE MARINER - An International Record of Oceanic Discovery
$15.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland, Oregon. 1974. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir James Madden. Preface by Thomas Vaughan. Introduction by Edmund Hayes. XIII, 97 PP with 85 pages of b/w illustrations, plus 4 colour plates. Eps: Carte reduite des parties connues du Globe Terrestre MDCCLV. Pictorial card cover. Covers somewhat rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 20.3. 875950493

Catalogue for an exhibition on Capt. Cook organized by the Oregon Historical Society for the bicentennial of the USA and the exploration of Cook on its shores.

14939
VEIT, Walter
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, Image and Impact, South Seas Discoveries and the World of Letters, Volume II: The Pacific Syndrome: Conditions and Consequences
$20.00 AUD

Hawthorn. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Ed. (8), 200 PP. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0725602414

Series of chapters, including The Pacific Ocean: The 18th Century's New World, by Alan Frost, Rousseau's Noble Savage - A New Zealand Case History, by John Dunmore,...

22634
VILLIERS, Alan
CAPTAIN COOK, The Seamen's Seaman, A Study of the Great Discoverer
$35.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1967. 1st Ed. IX, 10-256 PP with 7 maps and 26 text illustrations by Adrian Small, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w plates. FEP: Map of the 1st Voyage in H.M.S. "Endeavour", 1768-1771. REP: Map of the 2nd Voyage in the "Resolution" 1772-1775. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, device on front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small chips at head of spine and in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 16.5.

The biography of Captain Cook by the last great deep-water sailing ship man.

74464
VILLIERS, Alan
CAPTAIN COOK, The Seamen's Seaman, A Study of the Great Discoverer
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1978. Reprint of the 1967 original.. IX, 10-256 PP with 7 maps and 26 text illustrations by Adrian Small, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the 2nd Voyage in the "Resolution" 1772-1775. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips and in a plastic sleeve. Neat name label of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 16.5. 0340226285

The biography of Captain Cook by the last great deep-water sailing ship man.

74505
VILLIERS, Alan
CAPTAIN COOK, The Seamen's Seaman - A Study of the Great Discoverer
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1967. 1st Ed. IX, 10-256 PP with 7 maps and 26 text illustrations by Adrian Small, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w plates. FEP: Map of the 1st Voyage in H.M.S. "Endeavour", 1768-1771. REP: Map of the 2nd Voyage in the "Resolution" 1772-1775. Hard cover, device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. A very good clean copy. 23 x 15.

The biography of Captain Cook by the last great deep-water sailing ship man.

64837
WEATHERILL, Richard
The ANCIENT PORT OF WHITBY and its Shipping, with some Subjects of Interest Connected therewith
$300.00 AUD

Horne and Son. Whitby. 1908. 1st Ed. 445 PP, (11 list of subscribers) with 2 charts and 40 b/w illustrations. Fp: Whitby, from a drawing by Geo. Weatherill. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine with speckled spots, covering part of the letters of title. Endpapers starting at gutter. Few pages with short closed tears. Overall, a very good copy of a rare item. 22.7 x 16.

Compiled from various registers of shipping, periodicals, local newspapers and histories. Page 46: illustration and text of the "Earl of Pembroke" (Endeavour of Captain Cook). Pages 383 to 389: Captain Cook and Ships in which Captain Cook sailed.

51024
WEBER, Thérèse & WATSON, Jeanie (editors)
COOK'S PACIFIC ENCOUNTERS: The Cook-Forster Collection of the Georg-August University of Göttingen
$45.00 AUD

National Museum of Australia. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Craddock Morton. XIV, 110 PP with 2 maps in colour (Pacific voyages of Captain Cook, and Polynesian migration routes), b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Folded flyer for exhibition and photocopy of press review loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 24. 1876944471

Catalogue of the exhibition held at the National Museum of Australia: 22nd June to 10 September 2006, together with 3 essays. Cook's voyages to the Pacific by Michelle Hetherington. Pacific cultural heritage: the Göttingen Cook-Forster collection by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin & Gundolf Krüger. Collecting from the Collectors: Pacific islanders and the spoils of Europe, by Jennifer Newell.

72393
WILLIAMS, Glyndwr
CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES 1768-1779
$60.00 AUD

The Folio Society. London. 1999. 3rd printing of the 1997 edition. XXXIV, (2), 552 PP with 8 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 colour plates and 20 pages with 37 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain James Cook by Nathaniel Dance, 1776. Eps: map with tracks of the three voyages. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover and spine. Slipcase. Fine (mint condition). 25.2 x 17.5.

15799
WILLIAMS, Glyndwr & FROST, Alan
TERRA AUSTRALIS TO AUSTRALIA
$50.00 AUD

OUP. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XIX, 242 PP with 143 b/w or colour illust. Fp: Matthew Flinder's first recorded use of the term 'Australia' 1804. Eps: Typus Orbis Terrarum. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note signed by Alan Frost on title-page. A fine copy. 26.2 x 19.8. 0195549082

Describes the various stages of discovery and the significance of these for the European imagination. Examines the impact of early colonization on the Aborigines. A most comprehensive account of European discovery of Australia.

20974
WILLIAMS, Robyn
MAN OF FLOWERS: ... legacy of Joseph Banks (in Australian Way - August, 1993)
$5.00 AUD

Qantas. Sydney. 1993. 144 PP. Contains article from P. 53 to 55 with 8 colour illustrations (1 portrait and 8 Banksias). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.5 x 21.

17491
WILLS, Geoffrey
AUSTRALASIA IN LONDON, Some Relics of Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania at the National Maritime Museum (in the Australasian Antique Collector No. 17)
$5.00 AUD

IPC Business Press. Sydney. 1976. 17th edition, 1976. Contains article P. 40 to 44 with 12 bw illust. Pict. card cover. Very good. 29.5 x 23.

Marine time-keepers used by Captain James Cook, Arthur Phillip and Matthew Flinders. Charts of Torres Strait...

71416
WITHEY, Lynne
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY, Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1988. 1st UK edition. 512 PP with 36 b/w illustrations. Eps: Mappemonde with Voyages of Captain James Cook. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0091736021

Account of the last great age of European sea exploration, making use of the fragments of oral traditions, collected by early missionaries and anthropologists as well as the discoverers' notes.

74138
WITHEY, Lynne
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY, Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

University of California. Berkeley, Ca. 2000. 3rd printing of the 1989 paperback edition. 512 PP with 35 b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages with 3 maps (1 on double page). Soft covers slightly cocked, illustrated front. Covers with light creases. Inside front cover and 6 first leaves with light soiling. Otnerwise a very good copy. 22.7 x 15.2. 9780520065642

Account of the last great age of European sea exploration, making use of the fragments of oral traditions, collected by early missionaries and anthropologists as well as the discoverers' notes.

20908
WOOD, G. Arnold
THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1926. 1st Ed. VI, (4), 116 PP with 8 b/w illust. in text. Fp: The Endeavour. Covers with light shelf wear, page 107 has a small tear at bottom corner (margin), o/wise a very good clean copy. 18.5 x 12.5.

The author was a professor of history at Sydney University and the book has been written to appeal to both young people & adults.