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A voyage towards the South Pole and round the world, performed in His Majesty's ships, the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775. In which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the Adventure during the separation of the ships / illustrated with maps and charts, and a variety of portraits ... and views ... drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges
Bib ID 346550
Format BookBook
Author
Cook, James, 1728-1779
 
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1777 
2 v. (xl, 378 ; [8], [1], 396 p.) : ill., charts, maps, ports. ; 30 cm. (4to) 
Notes

Item 138 - "At the foot of the first page of the List of Plates (p. xxxvii) is a note regarding the plate of a plant used by the Tahitians to catch fish by intoxicating them (pl. XXIV) ; this note does not appear in the first edition." - Catalogue (Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books) ; no. 359.

The NK copy is vol 4-5 with Spine title: Cook's voyage.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK1426

900 Library's SRq/­ef 910.4 C771 P486 is the complete green stamped Petherick set consisting of 11 titles including various editions of the three official accounts (B648, B1217, B1553); Parkinson (B714); Forster's Account (B1247), Observations (B1262) and Characteres (B1385); Observations by Wales (B719) and Bayly (B1287); Kippis (B32); Samwell (B1620) and atlas (B1553). The 15 v. texts and atlas with spine title: Cook's voyages. Each v. has a second spine title for the title of the work. Entire set with atlas is 16 v. bound subsequent to publication in green morocco with gold embossed covers and spines.

Library's NK1426 is a complete set of the three official accounts: 1st voyage (B648); 2nd voyage (B1217); 3rd voyage (B1553) with set spine title: Cook's voyages 1-8. Each voyage has its own spine title. Second voyage I-II. The set in purple morocco with embossed gold covers and spine. Both covers have an armorial plate headed by a dog. It is surrounded by the words Patria cara carior libertas. Includes NK bookplate on inside front cover.

Library's Robinson 374 imperf. wanting v.1,3.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1217.

Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Travel - Antarctica.  |  Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Travel - Oceania.  |  Adventure (Ship)  |  Resolution (Ship)  |  Voyages around the world - Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.  |  Antarctica - Discovery and exploration - Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Furneaux, Tobias, 1735-1781  |  Hodges, William, 1744-1797

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    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    ROBINSON 374
    Copy: v.2 (SR hbk)
    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    SRq COOK 44
    Copy: v.4 (SR hbk)
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    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)

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