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A journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean [electronic resource] : and in quest of a north-west passage, between Asia & America; performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, and 1779. Illustrated with a chart, shewing the tracts of the ships employed in this expedition. Faithfully narrated from the original ms. of Mr. John Ledyard
Bib ID 3167385
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Ledyard, John, 1751-1789
 
Online Access
Description Hartford : printed and sold by Nathaniel Patten, a few rods North of the Court-House, 1783 
208 p., plate : map ; 8°. 
Series

Eighteenth century collections online.

Notes

Parts of this narrative, including the chart, were copied literally from John Rickman's 'Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage', London, 1781.

Dedicated to Jonathan Trumbull.

"First issued in parts to subscribers. No. I, in June, 1783, No. II. in July" (Evans).

The parts were issued in printed wrappers, with advertisements of goods for sale by Patten.

CtHi report a variant with "soldom" on the last line of p.34, p.107 l.30: "consiered", p.150 l.3 "bodies, and p.151 l.11 "pieces".

Cited In

Evans, 17998

Trumbull, J.H. Connecticut, 968

M. Holmes, 'An introduction to the bibliography of Captain James Cook', London, 1936, pp. 36-37

ESTC, 27492

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Mode of access: World Wide Web. Access restricted to subscribers. 

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