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Geschichte der See-Reisen und Entdeckungen im Süd-Meer ... aus den Tagebuchern der Schiffs-Befehlshaber und den Handschriften der gelehrten Herren J. Banks, Dr. Solander, Dr. J. R. Forster und Herrn G. Forster .../ aus dem englischen ubersetz vom ... G. Forster
Bib ID 2207348
Format BookBook
Author
Cook, James, 1728-1779
 
Uniform Title Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. German
Description Berlin : Haude und Spener, 1787- 1788 
2 v. : ill., maps ; 27 cm. (4to) 
Series

Geschichte der See-Reisen und Entdeckungen im Süd-Meer ; Bd. 6-7

Notes

First German ed. of Cook's Voyage to the Pacific Ocean.

Includes Forster's lengthy introduction "Cook, der Entdecker, Versuch eines Denkmals" regarded by Du Rietz as one of the earliest and most important of Cook biographies.

Distinctive t. p.: Des Capitain Jacob Cook's dritte Entdeckungs-Reise welche derselbe auf Befehl und Kosten der Grosbrittannischen Regierung in das stille Meer und nach dem Nordpol hinauf unternommen und mit den Schiffen Resolution und Discovery ...

Vols. 6-7 of a set of 7. Vols 1-3 written by John Hawkesworth, vols. 4-5 written by Georg and Johann Reinhold Forster.

First German ed.

Library's copy wanting multi-vol. title. In three quarter leather with spine title: Dritte Entdeckungreise in das Stille Meer. Cook

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1569.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 - Travel - North Pacific Region.  |  Gore, John, - -1790 - - Travel - North Pacific Region.  |  Clerke, Charles, - 1741-1779 - Travel - North Pacific Region.  |  Discovery (Ship : Captain = James Cook)  |  Resolution (Ship)  |  Voyages around the world - Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  North Pacific Region - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  Northwest Passage - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors King, James, 1750-1784  |  Clerke, Charles, 1741-1779  |  Forster, Georg, 1754-1794. Cook, der Entdecker, Versuch eines Denkmals
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Des Capitain Jacob Cook's dritte Entdeckungs-Reise welche derselbe auf Befehl und Kosten

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