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The Resource An abridgment of Captain Cook's last voyage performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, by order of His Majesty : extracted from the quarto edition in three volumes : containing a relation of all the interesting transactions, particularly those relative to the unfortunate death of Captain Cook : to which are added extracts from Captain King's account of his life and public services

An abridgment of Captain Cook's last voyage performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, by order of His Majesty : extracted from the quarto edition in three volumes : containing a relation of all the interesting transactions, particularly those relative to the unfortunate death of Captain Cook : to which are added extracts from Captain King's account of his life and public services

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An abridgment of Captain Cook's last voyage performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, by order of His Majesty : extracted from the quarto edition in three volumes : containing a relation of all the interesting transactions, particularly those relative to the unfortunate death of Captain Cook : to which are added extracts from Captain King's account of his life and public services
Title
An abridgment of Captain Cook's last voyage performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, by order of His Majesty
Title remainder
extracted from the quarto edition in three volumes : containing a relation of all the interesting transactions, particularly those relative to the unfortunate death of Captain Cook : to which are added extracts from Captain King's account of his life and public services
Title variation
Abridgement of Captain Cook's last voyage performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
HUH
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
G420
LC item number
.C392 1787
Literary form
non fiction
Label
An abridgment of Captain Cook's last voyage performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, by order of His Majesty : extracted from the quarto edition in three volumes : containing a relation of all the interesting transactions, particularly those relative to the unfortunate death of Captain Cook : to which are added extracts from Captain King's account of his life and public services
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Publication
Note
  • Signatures: a12 B-U12 X2; leaf B6 missigned B, leaf B9 signed B6
  • Text illustrated with a large folded frontispiece engraving "Death of Captn. Cook;" large folded map "Exhibiting the discoveries made by Captn. James Cook in this and his two preceeding voyages with the tracks of the ships under his command / by Lieut. Heny. Roberts of His Majesty's Royal Navy;" and seven engravings of the native peoples and animals in Otaheite, Sandwich Islands, and Kamchatka
  • Pages ix-xxi: Extracts from the life and public services of Captain James Cook / written by Captain King ; to which is added an elegant inscription to his memory
  • Publisher's advertisements on pages [16]-[18] at end
  • Includes index (pages [1]-[16] at end)
Dimensions
18 cm (8vo)
Edition
  • The sixth edition /
  • ornamented with several plates and improved by a copious index, also a chart of the tracts of the ships.
Extent
xxiv, 442, [18] pages, [9] leaves of plates (2 folded)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in contemporary tree calf binding; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped red leather spine label occupying second panel; ownership inscription on title page "Amelia" possibly Princess Amelia, daughter of King George III. Purchase, JAR catalogue 112, 1996.
Other physical details
illustrations (engraving), 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16325837
  • ucoclc16325837
Label
An abridgment of Captain Cook's last voyage performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere, by order of His Majesty : extracted from the quarto edition in three volumes : containing a relation of all the interesting transactions, particularly those relative to the unfortunate death of Captain Cook : to which are added extracts from Captain King's account of his life and public services
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: a12 B-U12 X2; leaf B6 missigned B, leaf B9 signed B6
  • Text illustrated with a large folded frontispiece engraving "Death of Captn. Cook;" large folded map "Exhibiting the discoveries made by Captn. James Cook in this and his two preceeding voyages with the tracks of the ships under his command / by Lieut. Heny. Roberts of His Majesty's Royal Navy;" and seven engravings of the native peoples and animals in Otaheite, Sandwich Islands, and Kamchatka
  • Pages ix-xxi: Extracts from the life and public services of Captain James Cook / written by Captain King ; to which is added an elegant inscription to his memory
  • Publisher's advertisements on pages [16]-[18] at end
  • Includes index (pages [1]-[16] at end)
Dimensions
18 cm (8vo)
Edition
  • The sixth edition /
  • ornamented with several plates and improved by a copious index, also a chart of the tracts of the ships.
Extent
xxiv, 442, [18] pages, [9] leaves of plates (2 folded)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in contemporary tree calf binding; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped red leather spine label occupying second panel; ownership inscription on title page "Amelia" possibly Princess Amelia, daughter of King George III. Purchase, JAR catalogue 112, 1996.
Other physical details
illustrations (engraving), 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16325837
  • ucoclc16325837

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