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Captain Cook's voyages round the world, the first performed in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 ; the second in 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775 ; the third and last in 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 for making discoveries in the northern and southern hemispheres, by order of his present Majesty : containing a relation of all the interesting transactions which occurred in the course of the voyages. Including Captain Furneaux's journal of his proceedings during the separation of the ships. With a narrative of Commodore Phipps's voyage to the North Pole and an abridgement of Foster's introduction to his history of northern discoveries on the progress of navigation. To which is added, Governor Phillip's voyage to Botany-Bay [sic] : with an account of the establishment of the colonies of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island, &c. &c
Bib ID 1612790
Format BookBook
Description Newcastle : Printed by M. Brown, 1790 
2 volumes ([iii], iv, [v], xxvi, [27-28], 1027; [3] 796 i.e. 976 pages), ca. [44] leaves of plates (some folded) : maps, portraits ; 21 cm. (8vo) 
Notes

The two volumes are bibliographically distinct.

T.p. of v. 2 reads: A voyage to the Pacific Ocean undertaken by command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere, performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780.

The narrative is written partly in the first person following Cook's journal, and partly in the third person, paraphrased from the official account.

Illustrations are by Bewick, Beilby and others, and contains an illustration of the death of Cook, engraved by D. Dizars, not found in any other edition of the voyages.

Life of Cook: v. 1, p. v.

Spence lists as being issued in 2 or 4 v.

Library's FERG perf. copy in full leather with the Ferguson Collection bookplate.

Library's two SR copies are perf. (SR1 in full leather) and imperf. (SR2 in half leather) this copy wanting pp. 559-1022.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 44 (v.1), 1574 (v.2)

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 95.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel.  |  Voyages around the world -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.  |  New South Wales -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Early works to 1800.  |  Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773. Account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779. Voyage towards the South Pole and round the world  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779. Voyage to the Pacific Ocean  |  Furneaux, Tobias, 1735-1781  |  Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814. Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay  |  Mulgrave, Constantine John Phipps, Baron, 1744-1792. Journal of a voyage ... for making discoveries towards the North Pole

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    SR COOK 37
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    SR COOK 38
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    SR COOK 39
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