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Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean and in quest of a North-West Passage between Asia & America, performed in the years 1776,1777,1778 and 1779 / faithfully narrated from the original ms. of John Ledyard
Bib ID 1892430
Format BookBook
Author
Ledyard, John, 1751-1789
 
Description Hartford : Printed and sold by Nathaniel Patten, 1783 
208 p. : map ; 24 cm. (4to) 
Summary

An unauthorised account of Cook's third voyage and the only one by an American. Includes a first description of Hawaii by an American and the first description ofo the Northwest coast by an American.

Notes

Signatures: A⁴Bb⁴

national Library of Australia SR copy has five manuscript handwritten pages tipped into front and end prelims. discussing the edition's rarity and authorship; includes the map not issued in most copies.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1603.

Forbes, D.W. Hawaiian national bibliography, 52.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Voyages -- 3rd, 1776-1780.  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- North Pacific Region.  |  Discovery (Ship : Captain = James Cook)  |  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.

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