Captain Cook

  • # 35948


    [COOK] Nachrichten von dem Leben und den Seereisen des berühmten Capitain Cook.

    Reval [Tallinn, Estonia] ; und Leipzig : bey Albrecht und Compagnie, 1780. [Bound with] Briefe aus England historisch-statistisch und artistischen Inhalts. 1s Heft. Reval [= Tallinn, Estonia] & Leipzig, Albrecht und Compagnie, 1780. Two works in one volume, octavo; contemporary half calf, sprinkled papered boards, brown morocco spine label with title in gilt (binding slightly rubbed, …

  • # 35938

    PARKIN, Ray

    H.M. Bark Endeavour : her place in Australian history.

    With an account of her construction, crew and equipment and a narrative of her voyage on the east coast of New Holland in the year 1770. Melbourne: Miegunyah Press (MUP), 1999. Reprint. With plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Quarto, two volumes in slipcase (a little marked), pp. 468, 25 maps, 31 full and …

  • # 35746

    CARY, John (c. 1754 - 1835)

    Cary’s pocket globe agreeable to the latest discoveries

    [London : J. & W. Cary, c. 1791]. Terrestrial pocket globe, 3 1/2 inches in diameter, engraved gores over plaster and wooden sphere, two metal pins, housed in the original publisher’s shagreen case, interior map The world as known in Caesar’s time agreeable to D’Anville; and A table of latitudes & longitudes of places not given …

  • # 35739


    Fitzroy : Melbourne’s first suburb

    Melbourne : Hyland House, 1989. Quarto, boards in dust jacket (light edge wear), illustrated endpapers, pp. xii; 354, extensively illustrated. Foreword by Margaret E. Cutten, grand-daughter of Thomas Ewing, founder of the Fitzroy Library and former mayor, who funded the project. Other contributors include indigenous civil rights activist and author the chapter on Aboriginal Fitzroy, Eleanor …

  • # 9731

    [SCOTT-WARING, John 1747-1819]

    [JOSEPH BANKS] The school for satire: or, a collection of modern satirical poems written during the present reign.

    London : Printed and sold by Jaques and Co. Lombard-Street, Fleet-Street, 1801. First edition. Octavo, contemporary half sheep over marbled papered boards (rubbed), spine with gilt lettering and rule; front paste-down with two later bookplates, bound without the half-title, [vii], 416 pp, (pp 81-96 duplicated in pagination); contents clean and crisp, a very good copy. …

  • # 8079

    KIPPIS, Andrew, 1725-1795

    Historia de la vida y viages del Capitan Jaime Cook

    / obra escrita en Ingles por Andres Kippis … ; y traducida al Castellano por Don Cesareo de Nava Palacio. Madrid : En la Imprenta real, 1795. First Spanish edition of Kippis. Two volumes, large octavo, full contemporary calf (lightly rubbed), spines with gilt ornament and contrasting leather labels with title and volume numbers lettered in …

  • # 35093

    FAGAN, Jim (editor)

    Captain Cook : his artists, his voyages. The Daily Telegraph portfolio of original works by artists who sailed with Captain Cook

    Sydney : Australian Consolidated Press, 1970. Oblong quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket (light handling wear), pp. 64, illustrated.

  • # 34500

    PARTINGTON, JAMES Edge (1854 - 1930)

    Books, maps and pictures relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. A catalogue of the library of the late James Edge Partington.

    London : Francis Edwards, 1934, Two volumes, octavo, bound in library buckram without the wrappers, pp. [iv]; 94; [ii]; 96 – 178; xvii, catalogue of 2682 rare books, maps and pictures, with index and black and white illustrations. The library of of one of the great collectors of Australia and the Pacific. A very good …

  • # 33864

    DIBBLE, Sheldon (1809 - 1845)

    History of the Sandwich Islands

    Lahainaluna : Press of the Mission Seminary, 1843. Octavo, full calf with flat panelled spine, ruled in gilt with contrasting morocco title label, gilt lettering (the binding with edge wear, recently polished, joints expertly repaired), posthumous bookplate (dated 1912) for the library of distinguished Hawaiian businessman and diplomat Henry Alpheus Pierce Carter (1837 – 1891) …

  • # 5235

    [BANKS]. TROIL, Uno von, Archbishop of Uppsala (1746-1803)

    [JOSEPH BANKS] Letters on Iceland

    Containing observations on the civil, literary, ecclesiastical, and natural history; antiquities, volcanos, basaltes, hot springs; customs, dress, manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. Made, during a voyage undertaken in the year 1772, by Joseph Banks, Esq. P.R.S. assisted by Dr. Solander, F.R.S. Dr. J. Lind, F.R.S. Dr. Uno von Troil, and several other literary and …

  • # 32580

    HERISSON, Eustache ; BONNE, Rigobert

    Carte générale de l’Europe, ou l’on voit le départ et le retour du Capne. Cook, dans ses differéns voyages.

    Dressée par Hérisson, Eleve de Mr. Bonne, ancien Ingénieur Hydrographe de la Marine. A Paris : chez Basset Md d’Estampes Rue Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins, no. 670, 1802. Copperplate engraving, original outline hand colour, 525 x 755 mm (image), old folds as issued, a fine example. Map of Europe showing the departures …

  • # 21155

    FORBES, David W.

    Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780-1900 (complete four volume set)

    Volume I: 1780-1830. Volume II: 1831-1850. Volume III: 1851-1880. Volume IV: 1881- 1900. Sydney : Hordern House and Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 1999-2003. Quarto (250 x 205 mm.), four volumes, printed in black and red, bound in fine-weave green cloth. The complete set, as new condition as received from the publisher, a couple of …

  • # 32748

    BOLTON, Lissant (and others, editors)

    Melanesia : Art and Encounter

    Edited by Lissant Bolton, Nicholas Thomas, Elizabeth Bonshek, Julie Adams and Ben Burt. London : The British Museum Press, 2014. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 384, illustrated. New copy. The British Museum’s uniquely important Melanesian collection is pre-eminent among early collections, and the 20,000 items it comprises are core to understanding the cultures of the …

  • # 32747

    BANKS, Joseph

    Joseph Banks’ Florilegium. Botanical treasures from Cook’s first voyage

    London : Thames & Hudson, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 320, illustrated. New copy. A full-colour publication of the botanical illustrations commissioned by Joseph Banks, with expert commentaries. Joseph Banks accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage round the world from 1768 to 1771. A gifted and wealthy young naturalist, Banks collected exotic flora from …

  • # 32738

    LEWIS-JONES, Huw, et al.

    Explorers’ Sketchbooks : The Art of Discovery & Adventure

    London : Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2016. Oblong quarto, laminated boards, cloth spine, pp. 320, extensively illustrated. New copy. Includes works by Roald Amundsen, Thomas Baines, Ludwig Becker, Charles Darwin, James Cook, Bruce Chatwin, Eugene von Guerard, William Hodges, Marianne North, Sydney Parkinson, Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Abel Tasman, James Wallis, John White and …

  • # 32546

    JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard

    The art of Captain Cook’s voyages (four volume set)

    Volume one : The voyage of the Endeavour 1768 – 1771. With a descriptive catalogue of all the known drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985 (reprint). Folio, cloth in dust jacket, pp. xv; 247, illustrated. Volume two :  The voyage of …