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A collection of voyages round the world, performed by royal authority : containing a complete historical account of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages ... : to which are added genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world ... including the substance of all the most remarkable and important travels and journeys, which have been undertaken at various times to the different quarters of the world, the whole comprehending a full account of whatever is curious, entertaining, and useful ... / this edition is compiled from the authentic journals of several principal officers and other gentlemen ... who sailed in the various ships
Bib ID 5977384
Format BookBook
Description London : Printed for A. Millar, W. Law, and R. Cater, 1790 
6 v : ill., maps, plans, ports. ; 22 cm (4to) 
Full contents
  • Vol. 1. [Cook's first voyage ]
  • v. 2. [Cook's second voyage]
  • v. 3. [Byron, Wallace, & Carteret's voyages]
  • v. 4-6. [Cook's third voyage].
 
Notes

At foot of imprint: Price 2l unbound in eighty numbers

Eighty numbers collated as follows: v.1 (nos 1-12), v.2 (nos 12-25), v.3 (nos 25-38), v.4 (nos 39-53), v.5 (nos 54-70), v.6 (nos 70-80)

Each account has a separate caption title.

Library's SR COOK 46 copy has pencil note on title page stating that the work was edited by Dr Douglas Bishop of Salisbury.

Library's SR copy in full leather with booklabel "Midgard, Hawick, N.B." and stamped 59104, 29 Oct 1948; spine title: Collection of voyages.

Cited In

Beddie, M.K. Cook (2nd ed.), 39.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel.  |  Byron, George Anson, 1789-1849 -- Travel.  |  Carteret, Philip, -1796 -- Travel.  |  Wallis, Samuel, 1728-1795 -- Travel.  |  Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.  |  Discoveries in geography -- Early works to 1800.  |  Pacific Area -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Douglas, John, 1721–1807 editor  |  Anderson, G. W. (George William)  |  Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773. Account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779. Voyage towards the South Pole and round the world  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779. Voyage to the Pacific Ocean
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