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image of Accounts of Captain Cook's Voyage to Hawaii and the American Revolution in the Edinburgh Advertiser July 1-4, 1777

Accounts of Captain Cook's Voyage to Hawaii and the American Revolution in the Edinburgh Advertiser July 1-4, 1777

by [Cook, James; Hawaii; American Revolutionary War]

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1777
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Edinburgh, 1777. Pamphlet. A very nice copy. Complete original 8pp issue of the Edinburgh Advertiser. Detailed description of the inhabitants of Ea-Oowhe (the island of Eua, now part of the Kingdom of Tonga) and life of the O-Taheitians (Tahiti), extracts from 'A Voyage Round the World in His Majesty's Sloop, Resolution, commanded by Capt. James Cook, during the… Read more
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Breadfruit Engraving from Cook's first voyage

by Cook, James

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Published
1773
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London: Strahan & Cadell, 1773. Copper engraving , folded, printed on watermarked paper . Impression size 12 ins x 14 ins. The work of John Frederick Miller (fl.1759-1794), the artist was employed by Joseph Banks to make drawings of some of the specimens collected on Cook's first voyage to the Pacific in the Endeavour. This image appeared… Read more
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Russian Woman in her Winter Dress

by Atkinson, John Augustus. [Cook, James]

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1802
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Boydell, 1802. Large color aquatint of Russian woman and child. Set in a wintry landscape with a log cabin style cottage in the background, a woman and young boy are out for a stroll; the boy pulling a sled on a rope. The woman is handsomely dressed in pink fur lined floor length coat with matching hat… Read more
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The Unique, or Biography of Many Distinguished Characters; with Fine Portraits. Illustrated with Anecdotes

by Smeeton, George

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Published
1830
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Good condition
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Third edition, improved
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Boston: Charles H. Peabody, 1830. Third edition, improved. Hardcover. Good condition. Biographies of important figures, including Captain James Cook and Washington Irving, complete with the copper engraved frontispiece portrait of Dewitt Clinton, and 12 other engraved portraits. The Captain Cook biography notes the Royal Society's awarding of the Copley gold medal to Cook, and the June 8,… Read more
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Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography. Volumes I & II

by Cooke, George Alexander

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Published
1801
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Good -
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London: Printed for C. Cooke by J. Adlard, 1801. Hardcover. Good -. Two large thick volumes, the first volume with Book 1, pertaining to Captain Cook's voyages and including the folding map of Cook's Pacific voyages, and engravings, including of kangaroo ("A singular Animal called Kanguroo found on the Coast of New Holland", p236) and the Portrait of… Read more
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image of Captain Cook. Stipple engraved portrait with Death of Cook vignette

Captain Cook. Stipple engraved portrait with Death of Cook vignette

by Chapman, John, after Nathaniel Dance

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Published
1800
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Very good condition
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London: J. Wilkes, 1800. Very good condition. An engraved portrait of Captain Cook, turned slightly right, wearing a naval uniform and wig, after the original by Dance. Featuring a rectangular vignette underneath the oval portrait, depicting Cook just before his death in Hawaii, his arm raised to stop his soldiers from firing at the crowd of… Read more
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The World. Hand colored dissected map on linen

by Cruchley, George Frederick

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Published
1833
Edition
First edition
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London: G. F. Cruchley, 1833. First edition. Map of the world on Mercator projection showing the exploratory tracks of Vancouver (two voyages), Captain Cook (three voyages), Ross, Flinders, La Perouse, Furneaux, Weddell, and Phipps. In Australia, the Swan River is recorded, but not Perth. On verso two folds have a printed paper label… Read more
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image of Hydrographical Chart of the World on Wright or Mercators Projection with Tracks of the Last Circumnavigators

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1814. An excellent example of John Thomson's 1814 map of the world on Mercator's projection. Published in the 1814 edition of Thomson's General Atlas, this map was drawn to illustrate the great voyages of discovery of the late 18th century, most specifically Cook, Perouse, and Vancouver. Exploratory routes zigzag through the oceans and seas of this map, showing important… Read more
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Sketch of the Typa, and Macao. Map

by [China; Macao] James Cook

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London. Very good condition. Copper engraved map of Macao, China and the islands in its vicinity. From the English edition of "Cook's Voyages". Within the plate is a note - "NB. The Harbour of Macao is drawn by the Eye and the Soundings taken at low water." Full impression marks from the plate visible, with small… Read more
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Melbourne: Miegunyah Press, 1997. Second series of 1,000 copies, of which this is number 13. Hardcover. Near fine. A re-creation of the voyage of discovery of Captain James Cook's ship 'Endeavour' to Australia, which was awarded the Douglas Stewart Prize for non fiction as well as the NSW Book of the Year. The most painstaking and… Read more
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Chart of the Sandwich Isles : Sketch of Karakakooa Bay

by [Cook / Hogg / Anderson]

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Published
1790
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London: Alexander Hogg at the Kings Arms, No. 16, Paternoster Row, 1790. Attractive map of the Hawaiian Islands with Cook's tracks charged, as well as an inset map of Karakakooa Bay marked, "Here Capt. Cook was killed". Copper engraving, 13 3/4 x 9" with small margins. T. Conder Sculpt. "Accurately Engraved for Anderson's Large Folio Edition… Read more
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image of The Northern Hemisphere / The Southern Hemisphere, with Cook's 2nd & 3rd Voyages tracked

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Edinburgh, 1799. Two attractive double hemisphere world maps showing the track of the Resolution, James Cook's ship during his 2nd voyage from 1772 to 1780. The Resolution was the first ship to cross the Antarctic Circle. Likely from a Scottish edition of Cook's Voyages, the map illustrates the discoveries of Cook's 1st voyage, and the discoveries… Read more
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The World with the latest Discoveries. [Cook's voyage tracks]

by [Cook, James] Anderson

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Published
1787
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London, 1787. "Engraved for Anderson's History of Commerce, printed at the Logographic Press". The Western and Eastern Hemispheres on Mercator projection with Cook's three voyage tracks & Anson's voyage noted with dates. Australia is shown connected to Tasmania, before Bass Straits were mapped. Attractive copper engraving with a lined area surrounding the hemispheres with shading. … Read more
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London: Urbanus, Sylvanus, 1776. Very good overall. Plan of the siege of Quebec, published in Gentleman's Magazine, showing the St. Lawrence and British and French vessels. During the Seven Years' War, James Cook served in North America as the master of the 'Pembroke' (1757), and in 1758 was part of the major amphibious attack that… Read more
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image of Capt. Cook's discovery of Hawaii in "Galleria Universale di Tutti i Popoli del Mondo", the single fascicle

Capt. Cook's discovery of Hawaii in "Galleria Universale di Tutti i Popoli del Mondo", the single fascicle

by [Cook, James; Hawaii]

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Published
1842
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Good + overall
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Venezia: Giuseppe Antonelli, 1842. Good + overall. A section from an Italian work on the people of the world, this section pertaining to Hawaii and Captain Cook's discovery of the "isole de Sandwich". The text describes the previously unknown islands of Hawaii and their inhabitants: "che queste isole non sieno state conosciute ad altro Europeo innanzi all… Read more
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image of The New, Comprehensive, Impartial and Complete History of England:... with Four Period Manuscript Maps connected to Cook's Voyages

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London: Alexander Hogg, at No. 16, Pater-noster Row, 1785. Second edition. Hardcover. A most interesting copy, augmented with four contemporary manuscript maps with strong connections to James Cook's voyages. The intricate maps are in pen and ink, in the same ink & style as the signature of Henry Salmon, the owner of the book in 1790. This copy was… Read more
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image of The Death of Captain James Cook by the Indians of O,why,ee, one of the Sandwich Islands

The Death of Captain James Cook by the Indians of O,why,ee, one of the Sandwich Islands

by [Cook, James] George Carter

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Published
1784
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Proof
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London: G. Carter, 1784. Proof. A proof after letters of the most beautiful depiction of the death of Captain James Cook. The artist, George Carter, was not an eyewitness to the events in Hawaii, but his imagery and care in reconstructing the event places it as the most moving depiction of the event. Long… Read more
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image of 'Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery; performed in the Years 1776, 7, 8, and 9':  The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle 1781. Volume LI. For the Year MDCCLXXXI

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London: J. Nichols for D. Henry, 1781. Hardcover. Very good condition. Contains an important article on the death of Captain James Cook in a review of the first full account in English of Cook's third voyage, published three years earlier than the official account. The book is attributed to Lieutenant John Rickman, who served as second lieutenant… Read more
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image of The Death of Captain Cook.  To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain & c.  This Plate representing The Death of Captain Cook is humbly inscribed.  By their Lordship's most obedient and devoted Servant, John Webber

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London: W. Byrne, No. 79 Titchfield Street & J. Webber, No. 312 Oxford St., 1784. The separately published image by Webber of one of the iconic images of the 18th century. Cook, already a successful navigator, was immortalized after his death at the hands of Hawaiian natives at Karakakoa Bay. Cook had spent two months on the… Read more
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The Death of Captain Cook

by Webber, John; F. Bartolozzi ; W. Byrne

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Published
1785
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London: W. Byrne, No. 79 Titchfield Street & J. Webber, No. 312 Oxford St., 1785. The separately published image by Webber of one of the iconic images of the 18th century. Cook, already a successful navigator, was immortalized after his death at the hands of Hawaiian natives at Karakakoa Bay. Cook had spent two months on the… Read more
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