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A New, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world, undertaken and performed by royal authority : ...of Capt. Cook's first, second, third and last voyages ...for making discoveries in...the southern and northern hemispheres, &c. &c. &c. and successively performed in the years 1768...1780 :The first voyage... together with Capt. Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the Adventure during the separation of the ships in the second voyage : to which will be added genuine narratives of other voyages...viz... Lord Byron, Capt. Wallis,... / the whole of these voyages of Capt. Cook &c. now publishing under the ...direction of George William Anderson...assisted by a principal officer who sailed in the Resolution sloop and by many other gentlemen of the most distinguished naval abilities
Bib ID 1830517
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description London : Printed for the proprietors, and published by Alex. Hogg ..., 1784-[1786] 
iv, [5]-655, [5] p., [157] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., charts, maps, ports ; 40 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK5656.

Notes

Frontispiece is port. of Cook, engraved at foot of plate: "Accurately drawn from an original painting & engraved by Mr. Thornton ... Sept. 11, 1784." At top of plate: "Frontispiece to Anderson's Large folio edition, etc."

Originally issued in 80 weekly parts.

Title on p. [5] reads: A genuine and complete history of the whole of Capt. Cook's voyages [etc.]

National Library of Australia's copy at NK5656 is a complete set of the 80 parts, as issued by the publisher - untrimmed and in wrappers; loosely inserted with part 1 is Alexander Hogg's promissory note, which reads: "King's Arms, no. 16 Pasternoster Row, London. If this work should unavoidably exceed eighty numbers, I hereby promise to deliver to each subscriber all above that quantity gratis on producing this my promisory note. And also to return the money for any quantities of number purchased if the whole is not completed in eighty weeks time".; in two boxes (issues 1-40 and 41-80 respectively) with the first bearing the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1784/11).

National Library of Australia's SRf 3 copy has a contemporary manuscript invoice loosely inserted for payments made 25 May - 1 June 1818.

National Library of Australia's SRf 2 copy rebound.

National Library of Australia's SRF1 copy rebound with repairs and looses to some pages; stamped Australia House, London. Australian Reference Library.

NK5656 copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-674833791

Cited In

Beddie, 18.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Journeys -- Pacific Area.  |  Discoveries in geography -- English.  |  Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.  |  Pacific Area -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Anderson, George William

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NKef 5656
Copy: Nan Kivell collection (pbk) - Parts 1-40
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NKef 5656
Copy: Nan Kivell collection (pbk) - Parts 41-80
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SRef COOK 3
Copy: SRf 1 hbk
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SRef COOK 4
Copy: SRf 2 hbk
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SRef COOK 5
Copy: SRf 3 hbk
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