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An authentic narrative of a voyage performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke, in His Majesty's ships Resolution and Discovery during the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 : in search of a north-west passage between the continents of Asia and America : including a faithful account of all their discoveries, and the unfortunate death of Captain Cook : illustrated with a chart and a variety of cuts Preview this item
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An authentic narrative of a voyage performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke, in His Majesty's ships Resolution and Discovery during the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 : in search of a north-west passage between the continents of Asia and America : including a faithful account of all their discoveries, and the unfortunate death of Captain Cook : illustrated with a chart and a variety of cuts

Author: W Ellis; James Cook; Charles Clerke
Publisher: London : Printed for G. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, J. Sewell, Cornhill, and J. Debrett, Piccadilly, MDCCLXXXII. [1782].
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Ellis; James Cook; Charles Clerke
OCLC Number: 7472212
Notes: With 21 plates and a map; the plates all dated, "Publish'd Dec. r 14 1781 by G. Robinson."
Includes extensive excerpts from Cook's and Clerke's journals.
W. Ellis, artist; etching by Scott, W. Walker, J. Collyer and others.
Signatures: v.1: A⁴ B-Z⁸ 2A⁴; v.2: A⁴ B-Y⁸ Z⁶
Directions for placing the cuts: v.1, p. [359].
Errata: v. 1, prelim. p. [10]; v. 2, prelim. p. [8].
Description: 2 v. : ill., fold. map ; 20 cm (8vo)
Responsibility: by W. Ellis, assistant surgeon to both vessels.

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