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The Resource A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world, : undertaken and performed by royal authority. Containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the southern and northern hemispheres ... To which will be added, genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world, &c. undertaken, performed, and written by English circum-navigators ..., The whole of these voyages of Capt. Cook &c. now publishing under the immediate direction of George William Anderson, assisted by a principal officer who sailed in the Resolution sloop, and by many other gentlemen of the most distinguished naval abilities

A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world, : undertaken and performed by royal authority. Containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the southern and northern hemispheres ... To which will be added, genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world, &c. undertaken, performed, and written by English circum-navigators ..., The whole of these voyages of Capt. Cook &c. now publishing under the immediate direction of George William Anderson, assisted by a principal officer who sailed in the Resolution sloop, and by many other gentlemen of the most distinguished naval abilities

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A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world, : undertaken and performed by royal authority. Containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the southern and northern hemispheres ... To which will be added, genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world, &c. undertaken, performed, and written by English circum-navigators ...
Title
A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world,
Title remainder
undertaken and performed by royal authority. Containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the southern and northern hemispheres ... To which will be added, genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world, &c. undertaken, performed, and written by English circum-navigators ...
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The whole of these voyages of Capt. Cook &c. now publishing under the immediate direction of George William Anderson, assisted by a principal officer who sailed in the Resolution sloop, and by many other gentlemen of the most distinguished naval abilities
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Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • charts
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world, : undertaken and performed by royal authority. Containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the southern and northern hemispheres ... To which will be added, genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world, &c. undertaken, performed, and written by English circum-navigators ..., The whole of these voyages of Capt. Cook &c. now publishing under the immediate direction of George William Anderson, assisted by a principal officer who sailed in the Resolution sloop, and by many other gentlemen of the most distinguished naval abilities
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Publication
Note
  • Engraved frontispiece dated: Septr. 11, 1781
  • Published in 80 weekly parts
  • Includes accounts of the voyages of Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Lord Mulgrave, Lord Anson, and Sir Francis Drake: p. [215]-398
  • "A list of subscribers": p.[657-660]
Dimensions
41 cm.
Extent
iv,655,[5] p.
Other physical details
charts,maps,plates,port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04997181
  • ucoclc4997181
Label
A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world, : undertaken and performed by royal authority. Containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the southern and northern hemispheres ... To which will be added, genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world, &c. undertaken, performed, and written by English circum-navigators ..., The whole of these voyages of Capt. Cook &c. now publishing under the immediate direction of George William Anderson, assisted by a principal officer who sailed in the Resolution sloop, and by many other gentlemen of the most distinguished naval abilities
Publication
Note
  • Engraved frontispiece dated: Septr. 11, 1781
  • Published in 80 weekly parts
  • Includes accounts of the voyages of Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Lord Mulgrave, Lord Anson, and Sir Francis Drake: p. [215]-398
  • "A list of subscribers": p.[657-660]
Dimensions
41 cm.
Extent
iv,655,[5] p.
Other physical details
charts,maps,plates,port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04997181
  • ucoclc4997181

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