Captain Cook

  • # 20173

    EFRAT, Barbara (ed)

    Nu.tka. Captain Cook and the Spanish Explorers on the coast.

    Sound Heritage. Volume VII, Number 1. Victoria, B. C. : Aural History, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1978. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 102, illustrated.

  • # 20168

    KAEPPLER, Adrienne L. (editor)

    Cook voyage artifacts in Leningrad, Berne, and Florence Museums.

    Honolulu, HI : Bishop Museum Press, 1978. First edition. Series: Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 66. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, colour frontispiece plate, pp x, 186, photographic illustrations (some colour), a fine copy.

  • # 20170

    MORRIS, Aldyth

    Captain James Cook

    Honolulu : University of Hawai’i Press, 1985. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [viii]; 58. Script for a play first performed in 1978.

  • # 20178

    VAUGHAN, Thomas

    Captain Cook, R. N. : the resolute mariner: an international record of oceanic discovery

    Portland : Oregon Historical Society, 1974. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. xiv; 97, extensively illustrated with photographs of artefacts etc.

  • # 19469

    MILLS, Alfred

    [COOK]. Costumes of different nations, in miniature, from drawings by Alfred Mills.

    London : Darton, Harvey, & Darton, and J. Harris,  1814. Miniature book, 62 x 62 mm., publisher’s roan (expertly rebacked), gilt-lettering to spine, child’s name to preliminary blank, 96 pp. with 47 copperplate illustrations of people of the world, a very good copy. A charming miniature being an ethnographical tour of different races of the …

  • # 19581

    SMITH, Bernard

    Imagining the Pacific in the wake of Cook’s voyages

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1992. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp.xiv; 262, illustrated. The impact of European travel in the Pacific on representations of indigenous people and their environment in Western art. From the library of art historian Leigh Astbury, signed by him on the front free endpaper.

  • # 19399

    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 S. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins, no. 64, 1809. Copperplate engraving, original outline hand colour, 525 x 765 mm (image), a couple of stains and edge tears expertly conserved. Map of Europe …

  • # 7433

    KIPPIS, Andrew

    Leben des Capitain James Cook

    Hamburg : bei Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann, 1789. First German edition of Kippis’ Life of Captain James Cook. Two volumes, octavo, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spines with gilt ornament and blue labels with gilt lettering, paste-downs with armorial bookplates, first volume with frontispiece engraving of Cook, pp [12], 284; 301, [2], both volumes with …

  • # 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 …

  • # 19088

    BOULTER, Daniel (1740-1802); BOULTER, Joseph (1743-1819); BOULTER, John (1745-1816)

    Copper halfpenny token for Daniel Boulter’s ‘Exhibition of natural and artificial curiosities’, Yarmouth, Norfolk, 1796.

    Yarmouth : Joseph, Daniel and John Boulter, 1796. Æ halfpenny, diameter 29.8 mm. Obverse: A female seated holding a scroll inscribed BOULTER’S EXHIBITION OF NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL CURIOSITIES. In ex. YARMOUTH in a straight line. Reverse: Three figures symbolising Asia, Africa and America presenting various curiosities to Britannia, who is recording them in a book. …

  • # 18713

    DELILLE, l'Abbé Jacques (1738-1813)

    [COOK; TAHITI] Les jardins. Poëme par Jacques Delille.

    Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmenté. A Paris : Chez L.G. Michaud, 1822. Duodecimo, contemporary half vellum over marbled papered boards, spine (somewhat darkened) with black morocco title label lettered in gilt, pp 233, with 4 engraved plates; occasional pale foxing, but a very good copy. A late eighteenth century bucolic poem, inspired by the …

  • # 17970

    BILOTTA, Clemente

    [OCEANIA] Geografia per uso dei fanciulli del signor Clemente Bilotta.

    Napoli : Raffaele Miranda, 1825. Third edition. Small octavo, contemporary vellum over boards, spine with gilt stamped lettering and ornament; page 2, signed by the author, is a legal statement to the effect that any unsigned copy of this book is to be regarded as counterfeit; pp 212; scattered foxing, title page with red pencil …

  • # 18214

    SEWARD, Anna

    Miss Seward’s monody on Major Andre; and elegy on Captain Cook. Also Mr. Pratt’s sympathy, a poem.

    London : Longman Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown et al, 1817. Tenth printing. Duodecimo, diced calf (worn, front hinge tender), bookplate for Baron Dickinson Webster to front pastedown, stipple frontispiece, engraved plates, pp. 178. A Monody on Major André was first published in Lichfield in 1781; An Elegy on Captain Cook was first published in …

  • # 19595

    The opening up of the Pacific

    Sydney : State Library of New South Wales, 1970. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp.32, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue of European exploration in the Pacific, particularly in relation to Cook’s voyages.

  • # 17544

    [Cook] The parents’ cabinet of amusement and instruction

    A new edition. London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1859. Octavo, papered boards (backstrip defective), chromolithograph frontispiece, engraved title page, pp. 128, 4 (catalogue). Includes a 30 page chapter on Captain Cook and a 10 page chapter on Australia and New Zealand.

  • # 16669

    KIPPIS, Andrew (1725-1795)

    [COOK] Andrew Kippis : autograph letter, signed.

    Sydenham, Kent, 17 June 1776. Entire letter, manuscript in ink on single folio sheet of wove paper watermarked G.R., 360 x 230 mm, written on 1 1/4 sides, addressed to ‘The Rev. Mr. Parry, at Cirencester, Gloucestershire’, signed at the foot ‘Your most affectionate Brother and obliged Servant, And. Kippis’; remnants of wax seal; original …