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An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere : and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavor, drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq. Preview this item
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An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere : and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavor, drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq.

Author: John Hawkesworth; John Samuel Wallis; Philip Carteret; James Cook
Publisher: London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773.
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Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773.
Account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere.
London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773
(OCoLC)574540221
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hawkesworth; John Samuel Wallis; Philip Carteret; James Cook
OCLC Number: 9299044
Notes: Binder's title on spine: "Cook's voyages, First."
First edition in quarto.
Volume 2: p. 189 misnumb.: "191."
Charts, plans and views unnumbered; illustrative plates numbered 1-23 (1-12, 17-18 in v. 2; 13-16, 19-20 in v. 3; 21-23 in v. 1). Plate 21 misnumb: "22"; pl. 22 misnumb: "23"; pl. 23 misnumb.: "21."
All four accounts of voyages with several chapters on South America.
Errata (v. 1: p. xxxvi, [xxxvii]-xxxix], 3rd count; v. 2: p. [1], 2nd count).
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, charts, maps (some folded) ; 29 cm
Contents: An account of a voyage round the world, in the years MDCCLXIV, MDCCLXV, and MDCCLXVI. By the Honourable Commodore Byron, in His Majesty's ship The Dolphin (v.1: p. [1]-139/360. 7 plates. (the sixth plate numbered "23", error for "22"). --
An account of a voyage round the world, in the years MDCCLXVI, MDCCLXVII, and MDCCLXVIII. By Samuel Wallis, Esq; commander of His Majesty's ship The Dolphin (v.1: p. [2-3], 5th count, [363]-522, 5 plates (the first plate numbered "21" error for "23", and the second plate numbered "22", error for "21"). --
An account of a voyage round the world, in the years MDCCLXVI, MDCCLXVII, MDCCLXVIII, and MDCCLXIX. By Philip Carteret, Esquire, commander of His Majesty's sloop The Swallow (v.1: p. [523-676, 9 plates). --
An account of a voyage round the world, in the years MDCCLXVIII, MDCCLXIX, MDCCLXX, and MDCCLXXI. By Lieutenant James Cook, commander of His Majesty's bark The Endeavour (v.2: p. [ix]-xv, [1], 2nd count, [1]-410, 3rd count, 22 plates, including plates 1-12, 17-18; v. 3: p. [411]-799, 9 plates, including plates. 13-16, 19-20); an account of Cook's first circumnavigation.
Responsibility: by John Hawkesworth ... ; illustrated with cuts and a great variety of charts and maps relative to countries now first discovered or hitherto but imperfectly known.

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