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A voyage to the Pacific Ocean : undertaken by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere : performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery; in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780 : in three volumes / vol. I. and II. written by ... James Cook ... vol. III. by ... James King
Bib ID 1721561
Format BookBook
Author
Cook, James, 1728-1779
 
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description London : Printed by M. Hughs, for G. Nicol ... and T. Cadell ..., 1785 
3 v.(some folded plates) : ill., maps, port. ; 30 cm. (4to) + 1 atlas. 
Notes

"Published by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty."-- T.p.

Edited by Dr John Douglas, Bishop of Salisbury.

With medallion of Cook (v.1), Britannia (v.2), King (v.3) on respective t.p's.

Library's SR copy perf.

Library's Robinson copy has v.1-3 on spine but v.2 is the 2nd ed. of the 2nd voyage with title: A voyage to the South Pole ... All vols have the Robinson bookplate with spine title Cook's voyages. Text vols in full leather. Imperf. also wanting atlas.

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Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1552.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- North Pacific Region.  |  Gore, John, -1790 -- Travel -- North Pacific Region.  |  Clerke, Charles, 1741-1779 -- Travel -- North Pacific Region.  |  Discovery (Ship)  |  Resolution (Ship)  |  Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.  |  Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  North Pacific Region -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors King, James, 1750-1784  |  Clerke, Charles, 1741-1779  |  Douglas, John, 1721-1807  |  T. Cadell (Bookseller)  |  G. Nicol (Bookseller)  |  M. Hughs (Printer)

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    SRef COOK 20 (Atlas)
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    SRq COOK 67 (text)
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    SRq COOK 68 (text)
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