ZIMMERMANN, Heinrich, 1741-1805
[COOK] Puteshestvie okolo sveta Kapitana Kuka i zhizni ego. Novoe izdanie s pribavleniem podrobnago opisaniia ostrova Otaiti, obozreniia vsekh voobshche Amerikanskikh oblastei, i samykh novykh izvestii ob ostrovakh mezhdu Kamchatkoiu i Materikom Ameriki, i o nravakh, obriadakh, zhilishchakh i promyslakh obitaiushchikh tam narodov.
The first and only illustrated edition of Zimmermann’s account of Cook’s third voyage, containing the first Russian printed portrait of Cook. St. Petersburg : P.[etr] B.[ogdanovic], 1793. Fourth Russian edition. Octavo, contemporary full calf (rebacked, somewhat worn; binding recased, new endpapers), frontispiece copper engraved portrait of Cook (repaired tear), pp 189, 191- 412, ; internally clean and …
Coxe, William (1748-1828)
$6,000 USD To which are added, the conquest of Siberia, and the history of the transactions and commerce between Russia and China. London : J. Nichols, 1780. First edition. Quarto, full polished calf (a couple of scuffs to the boards), spine extensively decorated in gilt, contrasting morocco title label, expertly rebacked, folding frontispiece map of …
Cook, James (1728-1779) and King, James.
$14,000 USD Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in his majesty’s ships the Resolution and Discovery; in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780. London, H. Hughs for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. Three volumes, …