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Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean on Discovery : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracts of the ships employed in this expedition / faithfully narrated from the original MS
Bib ID 322865
Format BookBook
Author
Rickman, John
 
Description London : Printed for E. Newbery, 1781 
[4], xlvi, 388 [i.e. 396] p., [6] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill. (1 folded), folded map, port. ; 21 cm (8vo) 
Notes

Attributed to John Rickman; previously attributed to John Ledyard, and also to William Ellis.

"A surreptitious and anonymous publication anticipating the authorised account ..." -- Beddie.

Pages 393-396 incorrectly numbered 381, 378-9 and 388.

Signatures: A²B⁸Ee⁸Ff²

Forbes identifies several states of the first ed., i.e., AA; A; B; C; D.

Library's copy at NK5094 has photocopies inserted for missing plates i.e. frontispiece and facing p.249.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK5094.

All the Library's copies appear to be state B with p. 225 as 22_. and introduction p. vi printed as iv.

Library's SR1 copy (EAP) is a large paper copy being uncut (24 cm.) and bound subsequent to publication with spine title:Jnl of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pac. Ocean.

Library's SR2 copy is full leather with spine title: Cook's last voyage.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1607.

Forbes, David W. Hawaiian national bibliography, 1780-1900, 33.

Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Journeys.  |  Discovery (Ship : Captain = James Cook)  |  Islands of the Pacific - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  Pacific Ocean - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania - Discovery and exploration - British - Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Ledyard, John, 1751-1789  |  Ellis, William Wade, 1751-1785

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    NK 5094 Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    SR COOK 134
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    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    SR COOK 135
    Copy: SR2 hbk
    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)

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