COOK, Captain James -- The Banks/Cook Portfolio. Edited by Pamela Gilbert ... With Essays by Harold B. Carter ... And Andrew C.F. David. Melbourne and London: Craft Print Pte., Ltd for Hill House Publishers, .
Folio (380 x 260mm), Text volume (only, without portfolio). Original green cloth, upper board lettered in gilt; pp. 112; colour-printed and monochrome illustrations and maps in the text, some full-page; boards very slightly marked, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, limited to 500 copies. [Together with:]
'A Chart of the Southern Hemispher by Captain James Cook of his Majesty's Navy'. Melbourne and London: Hill House, [circa 1999]. A folded facsimile map, contained in the original, sealed plastic envelope. Reprint.
The text volume was originally issued together with a portfolio of facsimiles (which is no longer present), and contains essays on 'Sir Joseph Banks as the Father of Australia' by Carter and 'Captain Cook's Second Voyage and his Chart of the Southern Hemisphere' by David, together with appendices on 'The Banks Copper Engraving of the Great Pacific Ocean' and 'Franz Andreas Bauer'.