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The Resource A catalogue of the different specimens of cloth collected in the three voyages of Captain Cook to the southern hemisphere : with a particular account of the manner of the manufacturing the same in the various islands of the South Seas : partly extracted from Mr. Anderson and Reinhold Forster's observations, and the verbal account of some of the most knowing of the navigators : with some anecdotes that happened to them among the natives

A catalogue of the different specimens of cloth collected in the three voyages of Captain Cook to the southern hemisphere : with a particular account of the manner of the manufacturing the same in the various islands of the South Seas : partly extracted from Mr. Anderson and Reinhold Forster's observations, and the verbal account of some of the most knowing of the navigators : with some anecdotes that happened to them among the natives

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A catalogue of the different specimens of cloth collected in the three voyages of Captain Cook to the southern hemisphere : with a particular account of the manner of the manufacturing the same in the various islands of the South Seas : partly extracted from Mr. Anderson and Reinhold Forster's observations, and the verbal account of some of the most knowing of the navigators : with some anecdotes that happened to them among the natives
Title
A catalogue of the different specimens of cloth collected in the three voyages of Captain Cook to the southern hemisphere
Title remainder
with a particular account of the manner of the manufacturing the same in the various islands of the South Seas : partly extracted from Mr. Anderson and Reinhold Forster's observations, and the verbal account of some of the most knowing of the navigators : with some anecdotes that happened to them among the natives
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Former owner
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IUL
Citation location within source
542:135
Citation source
  • BM 43:523
  • NUC pre-1956
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A catalogue of the different specimens of cloth collected in the three voyages of Captain Cook to the southern hemisphere : with a particular account of the manner of the manufacturing the same in the various islands of the South Seas : partly extracted from Mr. Anderson and Reinhold Forster's observations, and the verbal account of some of the most knowing of the navigators : with some anecdotes that happened to them among the natives
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Publication
Note
  • Compilation by Alexander Shaw of excerpts on the production of bark cloth from the journal of Captain Cook; account of William Anderson, surgeon and naturalist on Cook's second and third voyages; and Reinhold Forster's observations from a 1772 voyage around the world; see Maurice Holmes, Captain James Cook, R.N., F.R.S.: a bibliographical excursion (London, 1952)
  • Place of publication immediately precedes date of imprint on title-page
  • Includes [23] leaves containing 45 tipped-in strips or sheets of different types of bark cloth (tapa) from Tonga, Hawaii, Rurutu (Society Islands) and Tahiti; and [1] specimen leaf of a lace-like bark from the avigata tree at end. Specimens are numbered 1-39 (with 23 omitted from numbering), although in some cases, a single number may refer to multiple specimens
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
8 p., [23] leaves of tipped-in specimens, [1] specimen leaf
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary stiff marbled paper covers; green leather spine. Ownership inscription "Robt. Anderson" on inside front cover, possibly the Robert Anderson who was quartermaster on the Endeavor, and gunner on the Resolution, on the second and third voyages of Captain Cook; illustrated bookplate of James Edge-Partington, with his motto "Constans fidei;" small rectangular book label of Maurice Holmes. Sir Maurice Holmes was one of the world's foremost authorities on Captain James Cook; his collection was considered to be the finest private library of books, pamphlets, and rare ephemera concerning the great English navigator, rivalled only by the holdings of the Mitchell Library in Sydney, and the British Library. In modern green striped paper and green leather clamshell box, with gold-stamped spine title "Catalogue of bark cloth. 1787." Acquired by UCLA Library in 1961; see UCLA Librarian, Nov. 22, 1961.
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  • (OCoLC)06158845
  • ucoclc6158845
Label
A catalogue of the different specimens of cloth collected in the three voyages of Captain Cook to the southern hemisphere : with a particular account of the manner of the manufacturing the same in the various islands of the South Seas : partly extracted from Mr. Anderson and Reinhold Forster's observations, and the verbal account of some of the most knowing of the navigators : with some anecdotes that happened to them among the natives
Publication
Note
  • Compilation by Alexander Shaw of excerpts on the production of bark cloth from the journal of Captain Cook; account of William Anderson, surgeon and naturalist on Cook's second and third voyages; and Reinhold Forster's observations from a 1772 voyage around the world; see Maurice Holmes, Captain James Cook, R.N., F.R.S.: a bibliographical excursion (London, 1952)
  • Place of publication immediately precedes date of imprint on title-page
  • Includes [23] leaves containing 45 tipped-in strips or sheets of different types of bark cloth (tapa) from Tonga, Hawaii, Rurutu (Society Islands) and Tahiti; and [1] specimen leaf of a lace-like bark from the avigata tree at end. Specimens are numbered 1-39 (with 23 omitted from numbering), although in some cases, a single number may refer to multiple specimens
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
8 p., [23] leaves of tipped-in specimens, [1] specimen leaf
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary stiff marbled paper covers; green leather spine. Ownership inscription "Robt. Anderson" on inside front cover, possibly the Robert Anderson who was quartermaster on the Endeavor, and gunner on the Resolution, on the second and third voyages of Captain Cook; illustrated bookplate of James Edge-Partington, with his motto "Constans fidei;" small rectangular book label of Maurice Holmes. Sir Maurice Holmes was one of the world's foremost authorities on Captain James Cook; his collection was considered to be the finest private library of books, pamphlets, and rare ephemera concerning the great English navigator, rivalled only by the holdings of the Mitchell Library in Sydney, and the British Library. In modern green striped paper and green leather clamshell box, with gold-stamped spine title "Catalogue of bark cloth. 1787." Acquired by UCLA Library in 1961; see UCLA Librarian, Nov. 22, 1961.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06158845
  • ucoclc6158845

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