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GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]; SPARRMAN, Anders; BARKER-MILL, Peter (illustrator).

A Voyage Round the World with Captain James Cook in H.M.S. Resolution.

Introduction & Notes by Owen Rutter.

Stock Code
102550
London, Golden Cockerel Press, 1944
£550

The first English translation of the second part of Sparrman's narrative, first published in Swedish in 1772-76. A handsomely printed & illustrated eye-witness account of Cook's Second Voyage by the Swedish botanist on board.

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Description

One of 300 copies, from an overall limitation of 350; folio (310 x 190 mm.); wood-engraved frontispiece, title vignette, full-page illustration, chapter headings and colophon by Peter Barker-Mill; original green cloth, gilt design to upper cover, leather spine label, top edge gilt, others uncut, small mark to upper cover, overall very good.

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