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Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773.
Account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere.
London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773
|Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori:||
John Hawkesworth; John Samuel Wallis; Philip Carteret; James Cook
|Note:||Binder's title on spine: "Cook's voyages, First."
First edition in quarto.
Volume 2: p. 189 misnumb.: "191".
Charts, plans and views unnumbered; illustrative plates numbered 1-23 (1-12, 17-18 in v. 2; 13-16, 19-20 in v. 3; 21-23 in v. 1). Plate 21 misnumb: "22"; pl. 22 misnumb: "23"; pl. 23 misnumb.: "21".
All four accounts of voyages with several chapters on South America.
Errata (v. 1: p. xxxvi, [xxxvii]-xxxix], 3rd count; v. 2: p. , 2nd count).
|Descrizione:||3 v. : ill., charts, maps (some folded) ; 29 cm.|
|Contenuti:||An account of a voyage round the world, in the years MDCCLXIV, MDCCLXV, and MDCCLXVI. By the Honourable Commodore Byron, in His Majesty's ship The Dolphin (v.1: p. -139/360. 7 plates. (the sixth plate numbered "23", error for "22"). --
An account of a voyage round the world, in the years MDCCLXVI, MDCCLXVII, and MDCCLXVIII. By Samuel Wallis, Esq; commander of His Majesty's ship The Dolphin (v.1: p. [2-3], 5th count, -522, 5 plates (the first plate numbered "21" error for "23", and the second plate numbered "22", error for "21"). --
An account of a voyage round the world, in the years MDCCLXVI, MDCCLXVII, MDCCLXVIII, and MDCCLXIX. By Philip Carteret, Esquire, commander of His Majesty's sloop The Swallow (v.1: p. [523-676, 9 plates). --
An account of a voyage round the world, in the years MDCCLXVIII, MDCCLXIX, MDCCLXX, and MDCCLXXI. By Lieutenant James Cook, commander of His Majesty's bark The Endeavour (v.2: p. [ix]-xv, , 2nd count, -410, 3rd count, 22 plates, including plates 1-12, 17-18; v.3: p. -799, 9 plates, including plates. 13-16, 19-20); an account of Cook's first circumnavigation.
|Responsabilità:||by John Hawkesworth ... ; illustrated with cuts and a great variety of charts and maps relative to countries now first discovered or hitherto but imperfectly known.|