New York: The Heritage Press, N.D. [c.1957]. Geoffrey C. Ingleton. Reprint of The Limited Editions Club. Cloth and boards. 4to, tan quarter blindstamped leather with gilt title on spine with black label over brown burlap over boards, illustrated with full color frontispiece, sepia drawing of HMS Endeavor on title, 20 chapter headings, and 6 full-page Intros & Endings to chapters, light tan cardboard slipcase, map endpapers showing Captain Cook's voyages, xvii, [xviii-xx] + 292 pages. The Heritage Club "Sandglass" Number XI:22 for this edition laid in. Weight: 2 lbs. 10 oz. Fine / Slipcase: Very Good. Item #6047
Well produced and illustrated affordable edition of sCaptain James Cook's enormously important voyages of exploration and discovery in the Pacific.
SUPERIOR CONDITION: Tight, bright, clean copy with bright unfoxed illustrations (many in color). Small bookplate of previous owner on front pastedown. Slipcase has slight wear, minor bumps at corners, and slight separation at the top of the spine.