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The life of Captain James Cook / by Andrew Kippis
Bound with: A narrative of the death of Captain James Cook ... / by David Samwell.
Spine title: cook's voyages. v.14
Bib ID 91273
Format BookBook
Author
Kippis, Andrew, 1725-1795
 
Description London : Printed for G. Nicol ... and G.G.J. and J. Robinson ..., 1788 
[v], xvi,[1], 527 p., [1] leaf of plate : port. ; 31 cm. (4to) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK7232.

Notes

"The Morai, an ode by Helen Maria Williams"-- p. 520-527.

Advertisement on last leaf.

Frontispiece is a port. of Cook, from the original owned by Sir Joseph Banks.

Library's SRq COOK 54 copy (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 volume has a second spine title for the title of the work. Entire set with atlas is 16 volumes bound subsequent to publication in green morocco with gold embossed covers and spines.

Library's SRq COOK 54 (SRq 910.4 C771 P486) bound with: A narrative of the death of Captain James Cook ... / by David Samwell.

Library's NK7232 copy has pasted in frontispiece : Captn. James Cook, F.R.S. / T. Cook, sculp. [Pub. by J. Fielding, Aug. 13, 1784] (see Beddie 3569)

Library's Robinson copy has W. S. Robinson's bookplate.

Library has another copy at MS 8152 with manuscript letters tipped in.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK7232.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 32.

C & C, 4981.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel.  |  Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  North Pacific Region -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
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    Copy: Nan Kivell collection copy
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    ROBINSON 379
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    SRq COOK 39
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    SRq COOK 54
    Copy: Petherick collection copy - v.14 (hbk)
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