Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for the Hakluyt Society, 1955, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. 2 volumes, large octavos, original blue buckram, gilt; cclxxxiv, 684; clxx, 1021 pp., both volumes profusely illustrated with plates, maps, charts, etc. Both volumes fine, entirely clean and unworn, in price-clipped, lightly soiled jackets, some darkening to second volume jacket spine. Item #22101
First editions of the first 2 volumes from the first publication of "Cook's own record of his voyages . . . faithfully reproduced from the manuscripts written in his own hand." (front jacket flap). Publication of the complete Journals was completed in 1967.