CAPTAIN COOK AND HAWAII A Narrative by David Samwell
San Francisco David Magee 1957 (x) (4) 42 pages. First Edition Thus, after the rare English edition of 1786. Illustrated, including a frontispeice portrait of the author and a folding illustration of the death of Captain Cook from the painting by John Webber. This edition printed by Lawton Kennedy and limited to 750 copies. Published by renowned San Francisco bookseller David Magee. Red cloth with a front cover silhouette of David Samwell in white. 6 1/2" x 9". Introduction by Sir Maurice Holmes, G.B.E, K.C.B. Principally dealing with the death of Captain Cook at Kealakekua Bay in Hawaii during his long voyage of discovery. A fine copy with many unopened pages, still in its plain paper mailing dust jacket, now in a clear custom mylar protective jacket with a custom spine title affixed to the jacket only. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
Signed: n Edition: First Thus
Jacket Condition: Custom Clear Mylar
Binding: Decorated Cloth
Book Id: 1763