547. [Australia - South-America]

HAWKESWORTH, John

Cartes et figures des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa Majesté Britannique, actuellement régnante ; pour faire des découvertes dans l'hémisphère sud méridional [...].

Paris, Saillant et Nyon; Panckoucke, 1774

4to: title-52 pl. (pl. 2 of vol. 1 loosely inserted, good large map but probably from another copy).

Contemp. mottled calf, marbled paper covers (hinges broken, us.).

Rare atlas composed of 52 pl. engraved by R. Bénard, R. de Launay, J.-J. Le Veau, F. Godefroy a.o. from Hawkesworth's travel account in 4 vol. (I: 16, II: 16, III: 17, IV: 3), describing the discovery of the southern hemisphere by John Byron, Philip Carteret, Samuel Wallis and James Cook in HMS Dolphin, HMS Swallow and HM Bark Endeavour.
Ref. Conlon 74:1046 (= BN, NUC). - Sabin 30940.

€ 600 / 800

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