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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 / Vol. I and II written by James Cook ; vol. III by James King
Bib ID 2282470
Format BookBook
Author
Cook, James, 1728-1779
 
Edition 3rd ed. 
Description London : Printed by H. Hughs for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785 
3 v. : ill., maps (some folded) ; 30 cm. + 1 atlas (63 leaves of plates ; 54 cm.) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1426

Notes

This ed. contains medallions on each t.p. of Cook (v.1), Brittannia (v.2), King (v.3)

Library's NK1426 is a complete set of the three official accounts: 1st voyage (B648); 2nd voyage (B1217); 3rd voyage (B1553) with set spine title: Cook's voyages 1-8. Each voyage has its own spine title. Third voyage I-IV. The set in purple morocco with embossed gold covers and spine. Both covers have an armorial plate headed by a dog. It is surrounded by the words Patria cara carior libertas. Includes NK bookplate on inside front cover.

Library's SRq COOK 56, SRef COOK 17 poor copy is imperfect wanting v.1-2. Vol.3 missing covers, preliminaries and t.p.

Library's SRq COOK46-48, SRq COOK56, SRef COOK 16 is the complete green stamped Petherick set consisting of 11 titles including various editions of the three official accounts (B648, B1217, B1553); Parkinson (B714); Forster's Account (B1247), Observations (B1262) and Characteres (B1385); Observations by Wales (B719) and Bayly (B1287); Kippis (B32); Samwell (B1620) and atlas (B1553). The 15 v. texts and atlas with spine title: Cook's voyages. Each v. has a second spine title for the title of the work. Entire set with atlas is 16 v. bound subsequent to publication in green morocco with gold embossed covers and spines.

NK copy with spine title: Cook's voyages 6-8.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK1426.

Cited In

Beddie, Cook (2nd ed), 1743 (atlas detail)

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed), 1553.

Subjects Clerke, Charles, 1741-1779 -- Travel -- North Pacific Region.  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- North Pacific Region.  |  Gore, John, -1790 -- Travel -- North Pacific Region.  |  Discovery (Ship)  |  Resolution (Ship)  |  Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.  |  North Pacific Region -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Clerke, Charles, 1741-1779  |  King, James, 1750-1784

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    PIC Volume 568 #U1632-U1692 NK1426
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