An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour. [Together with:] A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty’s Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775 [Together with:] A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken by the command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere.
1773. London: 1773. 8 vols, 4to, and one vol. folio. 20th century half calf with linen paper-covered sides, backstrip tooled in gilt with green volume labels. Backstrips and board tips quite worn with splitting and some loss of calf, scattered foxing, signature “St. John” dated 1785 on the three title..... More