The Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World, Printed Verbatim from the Original editions, and Embellished with a Selection of the Engravings.
London: Richard Phillips, 1809. 7 volume set, 6 1/4 inches tall. First edition thus. A simple but charming Regency binding in full diced calf. with gilt bands, nautical centre tools and single gilt fillet framing the boards. With the bookplate, and from the estate of Lord Kenyon of Gredington. The bindings are solid and firm but several are creased, there are chips to one headcap and some very slight splitting as well as foxing to some of the plates. Embellished with a portrait, 2 folding maps and 29 folding engraved plates. A scarce edition of Cook's Voyages.