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An authentic narrative of a voyage performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke, in His Majesty's ships Resolution and Discovery, during the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780; in search of a north-west passage between the continents of Asia and America. Including a faithful account of all their discoveries, and the unfortunate death of Captain Cook. Illustrated with a chart and a variety of cuts / by W. Ellis, assistant surgeon to both vessels
Bib ID 1707208
Format BookBook
Author
Ellis, William Wade, 1751-1785
 
Edition 3rd ed. 
Description London, Printed for G. Robinson, J. Sewell, and J. Debrett, 1784 
2 v. ([10], 358, [1] p., [9] leaves of plates (1 folded); [6], 347 p., [13] leaves of plates) : ill., folded map ; 21 cm. (8vo) 
Notes

"Directions for placing the cuts" at end of vol. 1.

Library's SR COOK 67 copy perfect, in full leather with spine title: Ellis's voyage; inscribed in ink, Sarah Wakeling Lowdell.

Cited In

Cook bibliography 1601

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel.  |  Clerke, Charles, 1741-1779 -- Travel.  |  Discovery (Ship : Captain = Charles Clerke)  |  Resolution (Ship)  |  Discovery (Ship : Captain = James Cook)  |  Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- British.
Other authors/contributors Lowdell, Sarah Wakeling, 1765-1822, former owner

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