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A voyage round the world, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775 / by Captain James Cook, Commander of His Majesty's Bark the Resolution ... ; drawn up from authentic papers by an Officer on board
Bib ID 3409450
Format BookBook
Author
Officer
 
Description London : Printed for W. Lane, 1781 
[ii], 102 p. ; 32 cm. (4to) 
Summary

The second issue of the rare unauthorised or surreptitious account of Cook's second voyage with a replaced and rephrased title leaf now attributing authorship to An Officer on Board.

Notes

Half-title, Captain Cook's second voyage round the world in His Majesty's ship the Resolution in the years MDCCLXXII. MDCCLXXIII. MDCCLXXIV. and MDCCLXXV.

Signatures: B4-C4, D2-I2, K2-U2, X2-Z2, Aa-Bb2.

National Library of Australia's copy acquired at the Davidson Collection auction, 7 March 2005.

Cited In

Beddie, 1246.

Australian Book Auctions. The Davidson Collection ... first sale, lot 83.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Journeys -- Early works to 1800.  |  Resolution (Ship) -- Early works to 1800.  |  Adventure (Ship) -- Early works to 1800.  |  Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800  |  Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.  |  Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Davidson, Rodney Disney, 1933- former owner
Also Titled

Captain Cook's second voyage round the world, in his Majesty's Ship the Resolution, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775

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