A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world : containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook’s voyages.
In this elegant and sumptuous work, Anderson, drawing on first-hand accounts from Cook’s crew, details all three celebrated circumnavigations of the globe. Featuring lavish charts, maps, navigational entries and evocative plates; detailing flora, fauna, and exotic landscapes, together with ethnographic observations, and encounters with the peoples they met there. This edition, originally sold in eighty sixpenny sections is signed ‘Thomas Layton, Waterman, Kew Green, 1794’.
George William Anderson, 1784. Layton Collection 12590