Estimate: £300 - £500
Sold For: £360
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the Command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, 3 volumes, 2nd edition, for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785,
engraved title vignettes, 24 engraved plates and charts, many folding, folding letterpress table, water-damage to rear of volume 2 to substantial loss of text in final 14 leaves and partial loss of image in one plate, leaves 3O2-3 loose, engraved armorial bookplate to volume 1, contemporary tan quarter calf, twin morocco labels, vellum tips, rubbed and worn, volume 2 labels perished and rear board detached, 4to (29.8 x 21.7 cm)
Beddie 1552, Hill 361, Sabin 16250. Second and best edition; the folio atlas was issued separately.