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AUCTION 17

VOYAGES & TRAVELS
WITH AN EMPHASIS ON CAPTAIN COOK

Lot 11

11. [BIBLIOGRAPHY & SUPPORTING MATERIAL]. ZIMMERMANN, Heinrich. Zimmermann’s Captain Cook. An Account of the Third Voyage of Captain Cook around the World, 1776-1780, by Henry Zimmermann...and Translated from the Mannheim Edition of 1781 by Elsa Michaelis and Cecil French. Toronto: Ryerson, [1930]. xiv, [4], 120 pp., photographic frontispiece (scene), 1 folded map, text illustrations (title pages, maps). 8vo, original blue cloth, spine gilt-lettered, device gilt on upper cover, partly unopened. Spine spotted and faded, cloth faded and spotted, interior very clean. A very good copy.
     Limited edition (#234 of 250 copies). Beaglehole III, p. ccvi. Beddie 1635. Davidson, pp. 66-67. Holmes 141. Howes Z14. Kroepelien 1368. O’Reilly-Reitman 426. Strathern 631(iv). This is the second translation into English, the first being published in 1926 (see Item 10 above). The four charts by Lieutenant James Burney appear here for the first time, and the documentation is considerably more extensive than in the 1926 edition, including the excellent work of Howay. ($150-300)

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