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A letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Sandwich, first lord commissioner of the Board of Admiralty, &c. / from George Forster
Bib ID 1812978
Format BookBook
Author
Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
 
Description London : Printed for G. Robinson..., 1778 
[i],ii, 25, [1],6 p., 1 leaf of plate : ill. ; 30 cm. (4to) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK615

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK77

Notes

An attack on Sandwich for his failure to accord the author's father, J.R. Forster, the writing of the official account of Cook's second voyage.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK77, NK615.

Some of the Library's copies lack the plate.

SR2 copy (Petherick) contains plate of a caricature entitled "The German doctor with his family on his travels to England copnducted by Mynheer Shinder-Knecht", bound in at back. This plate was sold by J. Williams, bookseller and printed by Robinson.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed.), 4773

Sabin, 25127

Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779.  |  Forster, Johann Reinhold, - 1729-1798.  |  Voyages around the world.  |  Oceania - Discovery and exploration.
Other authors/contributors Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of, 1718-1792

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    NK615 Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    NK77 Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    SRq COOK 17
    Copy: SR pbk
    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)
    SRq COOK 18
    Copy: SR hbk
    Petherick Reading Room (Australian Rare or Fragile)

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