First Dublin edition

Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery; Performed in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779.

Dublin: Price, Whitestone, Chamberlain, et al, 1781.

Price: $4,250.00

About the item

First Dublin edition. Complete with 5 engraved plates (including frontispiece plate of the Death of Cook) and large folding map. [4], xlvii, [1], 396 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First Dublin edition. Contemporary calf rebacked to style, marbled endpapers. Occasional spotting and dustsoiling, better than very good. Howes R-276, "aa"; Forbes 36; Wickersham 6555a; Davidson, p 64; Kroepelien 1078; Beddie 1608.

Item #310852

The first Dublin edition of the first full account in English of Cook's third and final voyage. Rickman was a second lieutenant aboard the Discovery. "It provides an important supplement to the official account of the Third Voyage published in 1784" (Forbes).