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Life of Captain Cook

Author: Hugh Carrington
Publisher: London : Sidgwick & Jackson, 1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of Captain James Cook, based on original documentary sources and first-hand knowledge of Pacific geography and Maori lore; includes voyage along the east coast of Australia (Chapter XI) and description of first encounters with the Australian Aboriginal people.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carrington, Hugh.
Life of Captain Cook.
London, Sidgwick & Jackson [1939]
(OCoLC)680528707
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Carrington
OCLC Number: 5732099
Notes: Appendix: I. Personnel of the 'Endeavour'.--II. Cook's family.--III. Cook's ships.--IV. Hawai'ian opinion of Cook--V. Cook's logs and journals.
Includes references to New Zealand.
Description: ix, 324 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Appendices: I. Personnel of the 'Endeavour' --
II. Cook's family --
III. Cook's ships --
IV. Hawai'ian opinion of Cook --
V. Cook's logs and journals.
Responsibility: by Hugh Carrington.

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Biography of Captain James Cook, based on original documentary sources and first-hand knowledge of Pacific geography and Maori lore; includes voyage along the east coast of Australia (Chapter XI) and description of first encounters with the Australian Aboriginal people.

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