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The Resource A narrative of the voyages round the world, performed by Captain James Cook : with an account of his life, during the previous and intervening periods, by A. Kippis, D.D., F.R.S., and S.A. ; with twelve illustrations reproduced in exact facsimile, from drawings made during the voyages

A narrative of the voyages round the world, performed by Captain James Cook : with an account of his life, during the previous and intervening periods, by A. Kippis, D.D., F.R.S., and S.A. ; with twelve illustrations reproduced in exact facsimile, from drawings made during the voyages

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A narrative of the voyages round the world, performed by Captain James Cook : with an account of his life, during the previous and intervening periods
Title
A narrative of the voyages round the world, performed by Captain James Cook
Title remainder
with an account of his life, during the previous and intervening periods
Statement of responsibility
by A. Kippis, D.D., F.R.S., and S.A. ; with twelve illustrations reproduced in exact facsimile, from drawings made during the voyages
Title variation
Cook's voyages and life
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First biography of Captain James Cook, and for generations, considered the greatest.
Cataloging source
HUH
Citation location within source
K-179
Citation source
Howes, W. U.S.iana, 1650-1950 (1962 edition)
Dewey number
910.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G246.C7
LC item number
K6 1880
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The author, Andres Kippis was a prominent 18th-century figure, and served as the Presbyterian minister in Westminster for 43 years. His many accolades include those from the great Dr. Johnson
Label
A narrative of the voyages round the world, performed by Captain James Cook : with an account of his life, during the previous and intervening periods, by A. Kippis, D.D., F.R.S., and S.A. ; with twelve illustrations reproduced in exact facsimile, from drawings made during the voyages
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title: Cook's voyages and life
  • Illustrated with 12 Woodburytypes made from engravings of drawings created during the voyages
  • Includes 16 pages of publisher's advertisements at end
  • Publisher's gift binding of bright blue cloth illustrated in black and gold, featuring figure of Captain Cook holding a sypglass, and medallion portrait of an indigenous person of the South Seas; cover title "Cook's voyages and life by A. Kippis, D.D. With illustrations;" spine stamped in gold and black, with illustration of one of Cook's sailing ships; lemon yellow endpapers; all edges gilt. Since the book was first published in 1778, this edition was apparently a centennial gift edition
  • Published also under titles: The life of Captain James Cook and Captain Cook's voyages
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, [4], 404 pages, [12] leaves of plates
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: In original publisher's cloth binding. Manuscript prize inscription on front pastedown: "J.T. Radley. Prize Form II, Northcote House [Preparatory School], Rugby. M.J.F. Brackenbury, July 1879." Purchase, PBA Galleries auction, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodburytypes)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16324438
  • ucoclc16324438
Label
A narrative of the voyages round the world, performed by Captain James Cook : with an account of his life, during the previous and intervening periods, by A. Kippis, D.D., F.R.S., and S.A. ; with twelve illustrations reproduced in exact facsimile, from drawings made during the voyages
Publication
Note
  • Cover title: Cook's voyages and life
  • Illustrated with 12 Woodburytypes made from engravings of drawings created during the voyages
  • Includes 16 pages of publisher's advertisements at end
  • Publisher's gift binding of bright blue cloth illustrated in black and gold, featuring figure of Captain Cook holding a sypglass, and medallion portrait of an indigenous person of the South Seas; cover title "Cook's voyages and life by A. Kippis, D.D. With illustrations;" spine stamped in gold and black, with illustration of one of Cook's sailing ships; lemon yellow endpapers; all edges gilt. Since the book was first published in 1778, this edition was apparently a centennial gift edition
  • Published also under titles: The life of Captain James Cook and Captain Cook's voyages
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, [4], 404 pages, [12] leaves of plates
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: In original publisher's cloth binding. Manuscript prize inscription on front pastedown: "J.T. Radley. Prize Form II, Northcote House [Preparatory School], Rugby. M.J.F. Brackenbury, July 1879." Purchase, PBA Galleries auction, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodburytypes)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16324438
  • ucoclc16324438

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