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A journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean [electronic resource] : and in quest of a north-west passage, between Asia & America; performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, and 1779. : Illustrated with a chart, shewing the tracts of the ships employed in this expedition. / Faithfully narrated from the original ms. of Mr. John Ledyard
Bib ID 3367389
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Ledyard, John, 1751-1789
 
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Description Hartford: : Printed and sold by Nathaniel Patten, a few rods north of the court-house,, M.D.CC.LXXXIII. [1783] 
208 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : 1 map ; 19 cm. (12mo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 17998.

Notes

Parts of this narrative, including the chart, were copied literally from John Rickman's Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage (London, 1781). Cf. Holmes, Maurice. An introduction to the bibliography of Captain James Cook (London, 1936), p. 36-37.

Dedicated to Jonathan Trumbull.

"First issued in parts to subscribers. No. I, in June, 1783, No. II. in July"--Evans. The parts were issued in printed wrappers, with advertisements of goods for sale by Patten.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 17998

Trumbull, J.H. Connecticut, 968

Forbes, D.W. Hawaii, 52

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 17998). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779.  |  Resolution (Ship)  |  Discovery (Ship)  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Voyages around the world.  |  Northwest Passage.  |  Pacific Ocean - Discovery and exploration.
Form/genre Maps  |  Advertisements.
Place United States Connecticut Hartford.
Other authors/contributors Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785, dedicatee  |  Rickman, John. Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage

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