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An authentic narrative of a voyage to the Pacific Ocean : performed by Captain Cook, and Captain Clerke, in his Britannic Majesty's ships, the Resolution, and Discovery, in the years, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780. : including, a faithful account of all their discoveries in this last voyage, the unfortunate death of Captain Cook, at the island of O-why-ee, and the return of the ships to England under Captain Gore. : also a large introduction, exhibiting, an account of the several voyages round the globe; with an abstract of the principal expeditions to Hudson's Bay, for the discovery of a north-west-passage. / By an officer on board the Discovery
Bib ID 3584562
Format BookBook
Author
Rickman, John
 
Description Philadelphia: : Printed and sold by Robert Bell, in Third-Street. Price two thirds of a dollar.--, 1783 
2 v. in 1([9]-96, 99-112 ; [115]-229, [1] p.) ; 21 cm. (8vo) 
Summary

The first American ed. of Rickman's account of Cook's third voyage.

Notes

Erroneously attributed to William Ellis by Evans and others. Textually a reprint of Rickman's Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean.

The second volume (p. [113]-[230]) has separate title page.

Signatures: B-M⁴N-O³P-Z⁴Aa-Ff⁴

Bookseller's advertisement, p. 112.

Library's copy previously in the Parsons' Collection.

Cited In

Evans 17921

Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 4294

Forbes, David W. Hawaiian national bibliography, 54

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779.  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Journeys -- North Pacific Ocean.  |  Clerke, Charles, 1741-1779.  |  Voyages around the world.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Northwest Passage.  |  Oceania.  |  Oceania -- Description and travel.
Other authors/contributors Parsons, David, 1939-2014 former owner  |  Ellis, William

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