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A voyage to the Pacific Ocean : undertaken by command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere, performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 : being a copious, comprehensive, and satisfactory abridgement of the voyage / written by James Cook and James King
Bib ID 165915
Format BookBook
Author
Cook, James, 1728-1779
 
Uniform Title A voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Selections
Description London : Printed for John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy, 1784 
4 v. : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. (8vo) 
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Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3866.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3867.

Notes

Abridged London ed. of Cook's third voyage.

Frontis. to v.1 has a cameo right looking portrait of Cook with caption title: Capt James Cook, F.R.S. on engraved tapa cloth. At foot of title, T. Cook sculpt.

Includes index.

Binder: J. Mintorn, Bristol.

Library's NK3867 has the Henniker bookplate.

Library's SR1 copy has the bookplate of the Missouri Historical Society with its stamp and is signed by Walter B. Douglas Spot. Spine title: Cook's voyages.

Library's SR2 copy (EAP) includes two handwritten essays (180, 31 p.) entitled: Introduction; and, Notes to the proceeding Introduction, tipped in between the dedication and contents. In full leather with spine title: Cook's voyage 1776 &c.

Library's SR3 copy has spine title: Cook's last voyage.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK3866, NK3867.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1545.

C & C, 2918.

Subjects Clerke, Charles, - 1741-1779 - Travel - North Pacific Region.  |  Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Travel - North Pacific Region.  |  Gore, John, - -1790 - Travel - North Pacific Region.  |  Discovery (Ship : Captain = James Cook)  |  Resolution (Ship)  |  Voyages around the world - Early works to 1800.  |  Northwest Passage - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800  |  Pacific coast Region - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  18th century - Discoveries (in geography).  |  18th century - Pacific coast (United States and Canada)
Other authors/contributors King, James, 1750-1784

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