Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas in HMS Endeavour. Sydney PARKINSON.

Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas in HMS Endeavour

London: Caliban Books, 1984. Facsimile. Hardcover : pp. [6] [ii] 212 [2 errata] [2 blank] : frontispiece : illustrated throughout : brown cloth boards : gilt to spine : brown illustrated dust jacket with publisher's advertisement to back : blind embossed bookplate stamp to front endpaper : jacket unclipped

Gentle crease to tail of spine; edges foxed, mostly top edge; light foxing to endpapers; verso of dust jacket foxed. Very good / very good. Item #2199

This 1984 facsimile edition was originally published in 1784 with the title page reading, ''A Journal Of A Voyage To The South Seas, In his Majesty's Ship The Endeavour : Faithfully Transcribed From the Papers of the late Sydney Parkinson, Draughtsman to Sir Joseph Banks, BART. in his Expedition with Dr. Solander round the World ; And Embellished With Twenty-nine Views and Designs, engraved by Capital Artists. To Which Is Now Added, Remarks on the Preface, By the late John Fothergill, M.D. F.R.S &c."

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