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A voyage towards the South Pole and round the world : performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775 / Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution,, in which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the Adventure during the separation of the ships. In two volumes
Bib ID 1429650
Format BookBook
Author
Cook, James, 1728-1779
 
Edition 3rd ed. 
Description London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1779 
2 v. : ill., ports., fold. maps, charts ; 29cm. (4to) + atlas 
Notes

"Illustrated with maps and charts, and a variety of portraits ... and views of places drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges".

Frontis. to v.1 of James Cook (frontal looking left) painted by W, Hodges and engraved by J. Basire, 1777.

The Library's SRq COOK 74-75 is the complete Windsor set of the three official accounts: 1st voyage (B648); 2nd voyage (B1226); 3rd voyage (B1543) with set spine title: Cook's voyages 1-8. Each voyage has its own spine title. Second voyage I-II. The Atlas with spine title: Atlas to Cook's voyage. The set in half brown leather with gold embossed spine titles and vignettes of ships with the bookplate of VR. This copy presented by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to the nation.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1226.

Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Travel - Antarctica.  |  Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Travel - Oceania.  |  Resolution (Ship)  |  Voyages around the world - Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  Pacific Area - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  Antarctica - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Furneaux, Tobias, 1735-1781  |  Hodges, William, 1744-1797  |  Basire, James, 1730-1802

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    Copy: v.4 (SR hbk)
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