The Journals 1768–1779

Captain James Cook

Selected, edited and introduced by Philip Edwards

The Folio Society’s three-volume set of the journals of Captain Cook from 1768–1779, published to mark the first voyage’s 250th anniversary, is accompanied by a chart of the voyages bound in cloth.


The son of an agricultural labourer, James Cook became the most renowned explorer and navigator of the 18th century. Commemorating the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s first voyage, this sumptuous three-volume set of his private journals is accompanied by a full-size chart.

3 volumes

Bound in printed and blocked cloth with a design by Tomislav Tomić

Set in Garamond

736 pages in total

24 pages of colour and black & white plates per volume

11 mono integrated maps in total

Decorative title pages

Fold-out map inserted in a case bound in blocked cloth

Blocked slipcase

˝ x 6¼˝

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