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Voyages to the southern hemisphere; or, Nature explored : being an accurate and faithful account of the voyages to the great South Seas, undertaken by order of the King; and performed in his Majesty's ships the Dolphin, Swallow, and Endeavour. Containing the various important discoveries that were made by the Hon. Commodore Byron, Dr. Solander, Mr. Banks, and by the Captains Wallis, Carteret, and Cook
Bib ID 2329502
Format BookBook
Description London : Printed for R. Snagg, No. 29, Pater-noster Row, [1775?] 
ii, 187 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm. 
Summary

Earliest recorded book for children relating either to Australia or to New Zealand. Written in the form of a catechism with questions and answers presenting the essential material to Hawkesworth's collection to a younger audience. Most of the work deals with Captain James Cook first voyage.

Notes

Spine title: Byron's voyage.

Not recorded in standard bibliographies.

Cited In

Muir, 7798.

Subjects Banks, Joseph, - Sir, - 1743-1820.  |  Byron, John, - 1723-1786.  |  Cook, James, - 1728-1779.  |  Carteret, Philip, - -1796.  |  Wallis, Samuel, - 1728-1795.  |  Solander, Daniel Charles, - 1733-1782.  |  Voyages around the world.  |  Australia - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  New Zealand - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773
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Byron's voyage.

Account of the voyages to the great South Seas, undertaken by order of the King.

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