BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ON HIS VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY (in 4 volumes and a portfolio)
- 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. 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".
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