"The Charts and Coastal Views of Captain Cook's Voyages, Vol. I - The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771",
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1988 (published)
Publication: The Hakluyt Society
11 x 17.5 inches
27.9 x 44.5 cm
Hakluyt Society Extra Series, No. 43; Volume I (of 3), edited by Andrew David, Rudiger Joppien and Bernard Smith. Only a small number of the surveys and coastal view made during Cook's first voyage were published in the original account in 1773. This volume contains a full descriptive and illustrated catalog comprising all 320 charts, coastal views and related engravings produced on board the Endeavour. It also contains an illustrated synopsis of the voyage, Cook's surveying activities and methods, and short biographical sketches of the surveyors, draughtsmen and artists involved. lxiv, 328 pp., full-color frontispiece portrait of Capt. Cook tipped in. Hardbound in blue buckram with gilt ship on front cover, gilt title on spine, and dust jacket,
Dust jacket slightly soiled, else fine.