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Cook's third voyage, vol. III, prints and proofs, 1776-1780
Bib ID 7539841
Format PicturePicture [still image, cartographic image, volume]
Description 1776-1780 
54 prints : lithograph, black and white ; 29 x 56.5 cm or smaller, in volume 58.5 x 43 cm 
1 map : black and white ; 56.3 x 98.2 cm , in volume 58.5 x 43 cm 
Series

Cook's first, second and third voyages of prints and proofs, 1768-1780.

Summary

Album of Captain James Cook's 3rd voyage of prints and proofs. Includes a picture of the death of James Cook, portraits of James Cook, and a man and a woman of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania), pictures of the people, social life and customs, including a human sacrifice, ceremonial objects, dwellings, wildlife, landscapes, the islands, ports, harbours, and coastlines of Tasmania, Australia, Kerguelen Islands, New Zealand, Tonga, and the Kingdom of Atooi (Nation of Hawaii). Also contains a world map titled: "A general chart: Exhibiting the discoveries made by Cptn. James Cook in this and in his two preceeding voyages; with the tracks of the ships under his command / by Lieutt. Hen.y Roberts of His Majesty's Royal Navy".

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from album.

Part of: Cook's first, second and third voyages of prints and proofs, 1768-1780.

Inscriptions: "Skottowe Hall Library"--Printed on label inside front cover.

Condition: Spotting, stained, yellowing.

Leatherbound spine and edges with gold lettering.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Pictorial works.  |  Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Portraits.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- Portraits.  |  Maori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- Pictorial works.  |  Tongans -- Tonga -- Pictorial works.  |  Hawaiians -- Hawaii -- Pictorial works.  |  Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.  |  Voyages around the world -- Pictorial works.  |  World maps.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works.  |  Tasmania -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works.  |  Kerguelen Islands -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works.  |  Kerguelen Islands -- Social life and customs -- History -- Pictorial works.  |  Polynesia -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works.  |  Polynesia -- Social life and customs -- History -- Pictorial works.  |  New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works.  |  New Zealand -- Social life and customs -- History -- Pictorial works.

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