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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, OnlineOnline
Author
Forster, Georg, 1754-1794
 
Online Versions
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.

National Library of Australia's SRq COOK 17 copy (Petherick) inscribed on the original front wrapper 'Geo. Forster' and has underlining and marginal notes throughout; plate of a caricature entitled "The German doctor with his family on his travels to England conducted by Mynheer Shinder-Knecht" which was was sold by J. Williams, bookseller and printed by Robinson bound to rear.

National Library of Australia's SRq COOK 18 copy (Petherick) lacks additional plate.

National Library of Australia's NK77 copy as issued, untrimmed in blue publisher wrappers; custom made green leather box with gilt decorations by Bayntum (Riviere) bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1778/1, 2, 3); lacks additional plate.

National Library of Australia's NK615 half bound in calf with marbled boards; bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1778/5); lacks additional plate.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-631286605

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK77, NK615.

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
Copy: Nan Kivell collection (hbk)
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NK77
Copy: Nan Kivell collection (pbk) - in green folio box
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SRq COOK 17
Copy: Petherick collection (pbk) - bound with additonal plate
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SRq COOK 18
Copy: Petherick collection (pbk)
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