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First Edition of The Official World Map Encompassing Cook's Three Voyages.

Highly detailed map of the World on Mercator's Projection, identifying the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages aboard the Endeavor (1768-1771) and Resolution (1772-1780).

Drawn by Lt. Roberts, who accompanied Cook on his voyages, the map provides a detailed, large format account of Cook's 3 expeditions, includes dates and the many places where Cook coasted and landed during his 12 years at sea. There are also notes from several other major discoveries in Australia and the South Pacific and annotations, providing details of the voyages and the history of the discovery of certain regions.

Engraved by Palmer in London, this map accompanied the official account of Cook's Voyages.