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The journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery

Author: James Cook; J C Beaglehole; R A Skelton
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 1999.
Series: Extra series (Hakluyt Society), no. 34-37.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The classic edition of Cook's journals, containing the accounts of his three great voyages of discovery in the Endeavour and the Resolution, 1768 to 1780.

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Genre/Form: Diaries
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery.
Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 1999
(OCoLC)755256210
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook; James Cook
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cook; J C Beaglehole; R A Skelton
ISBN: 0851157440 9780851157443
OCLC Number: 40821004
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge : Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1955-1974. (Extra series ; no. 34-37).
Vol. [5]: 1 portfolio containing 58 sheets of maps and an eight-page pamphlet with volume t.p. and map listing.
Description: volumes <1-3, 5 in 5> : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24-40 cm
Contents: 1. The voyage of the Endeavor, 1768-1771 --
2. The voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775 --
3. pt. 1. The voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780 --
3. pt. 2. The life of Captain James Cook --
4. Charts & views.
Series Title: Extra series (Hakluyt Society), no. 34-37.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by J.C. Beaglehole.

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A principal source for understanding European exploration of the Pacific in the eighteenth century. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW The most important book ever written about Cook. IAN BOREHAM, THE CAPTAIN Read more...

 
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