Lot 300

HAWKESWORTH (John). Maps and figures of the voyages undertaken by order of his present reigning British Majesty to make discoveries in the southern hemisphere, and successively executed by Commodore Byron, Captain Carteret, Captain Wallis, & Captain Cook, in the vessels the Dauphin, the Swallow, & the Endeavour. Written from the journals kept by the various commandans and Mr. Banks' papers. Paris, Nyon, Merigot, 1774.
In-4, half calf, spine with decorated nerves (contemporary binding).
Atlas of 52 engraved plates representing views, maps and plans, most of them folding (including Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia).
Good condition inside. Used caps, corners and cuts.