Captain Cook's World
2000. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by a previous owners details to the front free endpaper. The d/w is also near fine with a short repaired tear to the top of the rear panel.
James Cook, sailor, surveyor, cartographer and explorer, was born in 1728 in Yorkshire and died in Hawaii in 1779. This is a set of 128 maps showing events in the life of the celebrated explorer. Beginning with his early years in England, his time in the North Sea coal trade and with the Royal Navy in Canada, they also cover in detail his three great voyages around the world in HMB Endeavour and HMS Resolution.