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The Resource A voyage towards the South Pole and around the world : performed in His Majesty's ships, the Resolution and Adventure in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775 by Captain James Cook, F.R.S.: in which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the adventure, during the separation of the ships, illustrated with a variety of portraits of persons, and views of places drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges, and engraved by eminent masters

A voyage towards the South Pole and around the world : performed in His Majesty's ships, the Resolution and Adventure in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775 by Captain James Cook, F.R.S.: in which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the adventure, during the separation of the ships, illustrated with a variety of portraits of persons, and views of places drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges, and engraved by eminent masters

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A voyage towards the South Pole and around the world : performed in His Majesty's ships, the Resolution and Adventure in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775 by Captain James Cook, F.R.S.: in which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the adventure, during the separation of the ships
Title
A voyage towards the South Pole and around the world
Title remainder
performed in His Majesty's ships, the Resolution and Adventure in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775 by Captain James Cook, F.R.S.: in which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the adventure, during the separation of the ships
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illustrated with a variety of portraits of persons, and views of places drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges, and engraved by eminent masters
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eng
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910.41/0924
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non fiction
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A voyage towards the South Pole and around the world : performed in His Majesty's ships, the Resolution and Adventure in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775 by Captain James Cook, F.R.S.: in which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the adventure, during the separation of the ships, illustrated with a variety of portraits of persons, and views of places drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges, and engraved by eminent masters
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  • Pagination continues from the work: An account of a voyage round the world: undertaken by command of His Majesty for observing the Transit of Venus, and for making new discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, &c.: performed in the Endeavour by Captain James Cook ... / written from the original journal by John Hawkesworth. A new edition revised and corrected. London: Printed for the proprietors and sold by all booksellers in town and country, 1795
  • Signatures: pi1 [3A]2 3B-5G4
  • Includes 10 engraved plates of scenes of Otaheite, Island of Pines, Ice Islands, and killing penguins in Christmas Harbor; and portraits of men and women of New Calidonia, Easter Islands, Mallicolo, and Christmas Sound. Four plates are signed by engravers Carey (William Paulet?), Grainger (after drawing by Wale), and Sparrow
  • Three plates have imprint at top: "London. Published by Alexr. Hogg at the Kings Arms, No. 16 Paternoster Row."
  • Pages 756-786 contain a vocabulary of native terms and English translations and pronunciation guide, with title "A table of the language used by the natives of the Society Isles, in grammatical order: to which is affixed an explanation of their meaning in English."
Dimensions
22 cm (4to)
Edition
A new edition revised and corrected.
Extent
[373]-792 pages, [10] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Forms volume 2 of a composite 3-volume set of works about Captain Cook, bound by the owner in contemporary tree calf binding; ornamental gilt border; gilt starburst ornaments in spine panels; gold stamped red leather spine label with title "Cook's Voyages;" and gold-stamped red and green leather spine label containing volume number "2." Volume 1 is An account of a voyage round the world: undertaken by command of His Majesty for observing the transit of Venus, and for making new discoveries in the southern hemisphere, etc..../...by John Hawkesworth. London, 1795 (with call no. G420.H39 1795); and Volume 3 is Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery: performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780....London: E. Newbery, 1785 (with call no. G247.A13 R4 1785). Purchase, Reg and Philip Remington, 2015.
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illustrations (engravings)
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  • (OCoLC)220370177
  • ucoclc220370177
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A voyage towards the South Pole and around the world : performed in His Majesty's ships, the Resolution and Adventure in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775 by Captain James Cook, F.R.S.: in which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the adventure, during the separation of the ships, illustrated with a variety of portraits of persons, and views of places drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges, and engraved by eminent masters
Publication
Note
  • Pagination continues from the work: An account of a voyage round the world: undertaken by command of His Majesty for observing the Transit of Venus, and for making new discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, &c.: performed in the Endeavour by Captain James Cook ... / written from the original journal by John Hawkesworth. A new edition revised and corrected. London: Printed for the proprietors and sold by all booksellers in town and country, 1795
  • Signatures: pi1 [3A]2 3B-5G4
  • Includes 10 engraved plates of scenes of Otaheite, Island of Pines, Ice Islands, and killing penguins in Christmas Harbor; and portraits of men and women of New Calidonia, Easter Islands, Mallicolo, and Christmas Sound. Four plates are signed by engravers Carey (William Paulet?), Grainger (after drawing by Wale), and Sparrow
  • Three plates have imprint at top: "London. Published by Alexr. Hogg at the Kings Arms, No. 16 Paternoster Row."
  • Pages 756-786 contain a vocabulary of native terms and English translations and pronunciation guide, with title "A table of the language used by the natives of the Society Isles, in grammatical order: to which is affixed an explanation of their meaning in English."
Dimensions
22 cm (4to)
Edition
A new edition revised and corrected.
Extent
[373]-792 pages, [10] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Forms volume 2 of a composite 3-volume set of works about Captain Cook, bound by the owner in contemporary tree calf binding; ornamental gilt border; gilt starburst ornaments in spine panels; gold stamped red leather spine label with title "Cook's Voyages;" and gold-stamped red and green leather spine label containing volume number "2." Volume 1 is An account of a voyage round the world: undertaken by command of His Majesty for observing the transit of Venus, and for making new discoveries in the southern hemisphere, etc..../...by John Hawkesworth. London, 1795 (with call no. G420.H39 1795); and Volume 3 is Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery: performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780....London: E. Newbery, 1785 (with call no. G247.A13 R4 1785). Purchase, Reg and Philip Remington, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)220370177
  • ucoclc220370177

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