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The Resource A journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771, undertaken in pursuit of natural knowledge, at the desire of the Royal Society : containing all the various occurrences of the voyage, with descriptions of several new discovered countries in the southern hemisphere, and accounts of their soil and productions, and of many singularities in the structure, apparel, customs, manners, policy, manufactures, &c., of their inhabitants : to which is added, a concise vocabulary of Otahitee ..

A journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771, undertaken in pursuit of natural knowledge, at the desire of the Royal Society : containing all the various occurrences of the voyage, with descriptions of several new discovered countries in the southern hemisphere, and accounts of their soil and productions, and of many singularities in the structure, apparel, customs, manners, policy, manufactures, &c., of their inhabitants : to which is added, a concise vocabulary of Otahitee ..

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A journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771, undertaken in pursuit of natural knowledge, at the desire of the Royal Society : containing all the various occurrences of the voyage, with descriptions of several new discovered countries in the southern hemisphere, and accounts of their soil and productions, and of many singularities in the structure, apparel, customs, manners, policy, manufactures, &c., of their inhabitants : to which is added, a concise vocabulary of Otahitee ..
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A journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771, undertaken in pursuit of natural knowledge, at the desire of the Royal Society
Title remainder
containing all the various occurrences of the voyage, with descriptions of several new discovered countries in the southern hemisphere, and accounts of their soil and productions, and of many singularities in the structure, apparel, customs, manners, policy, manufactures, &c., of their inhabitants : to which is added, a concise vocabulary of Otahitee ..
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
16242
Citation source
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time
Index
no index present
LC call number
G420.C65
LC item number
J7 1771a
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771, undertaken in pursuit of natural knowledge, at the desire of the Royal Society : containing all the various occurrences of the voyage, with descriptions of several new discovered countries in the southern hemisphere, and accounts of their soil and productions, and of many singularities in the structure, apparel, customs, manners, policy, manufactures, &c., of their inhabitants : to which is added, a concise vocabulary of Otahitee ..
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Publication
Note
  • The first printed account of Captain Cook's voyage; see Sabin
  • Attributed by some authorities to Capt. Cook; said by others to have been compiled by Sir Joseph Banks or John Hawkesworth from the Journal of Sydney Parkinson, but does not correspond with the published journal of Cook, Banks or Parkinson
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 p. L., ii, 130, [3] pages
Lccn
45026898
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary tan calf boards; marbled endpapers. Book label on front pastedown of Maurice Holmes, one of the world's foremost authorities on Captain James Cook, whose 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.
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  • (OCoLC)06177490
  • ucoclc6177490
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A journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771, undertaken in pursuit of natural knowledge, at the desire of the Royal Society : containing all the various occurrences of the voyage, with descriptions of several new discovered countries in the southern hemisphere, and accounts of their soil and productions, and of many singularities in the structure, apparel, customs, manners, policy, manufactures, &c., of their inhabitants : to which is added, a concise vocabulary of Otahitee ..
Publication
Note
  • The first printed account of Captain Cook's voyage; see Sabin
  • Attributed by some authorities to Capt. Cook; said by others to have been compiled by Sir Joseph Banks or John Hawkesworth from the Journal of Sydney Parkinson, but does not correspond with the published journal of Cook, Banks or Parkinson
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 p. L., ii, 130, [3] pages
Lccn
45026898
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary tan calf boards; marbled endpapers. Book label on front pastedown of Maurice Holmes, one of the world's foremost authorities on Captain James Cook, whose 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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06177490
  • ucoclc6177490

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