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The Resource 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. : performed in the Endeavour, by Captain James Cook accompanied by Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Solander in the years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771, written from the original journal by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. ; illustrated with a variety of copper-plate engravings

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. : performed in the Endeavour, by Captain James Cook accompanied by Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Solander in the years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771, written from the original journal by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. ; illustrated with a variety of copper-plate engravings

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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. : performed in the Endeavour, by Captain James Cook accompanied by Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Solander in the years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771
Title
An account of a voyage round the world
Title remainder
undertaken by command of His Majesty for observing the transit of Venus, and for making new discoveries in the southern hemisphere, etc. : performed in the Endeavour, by Captain James Cook accompanied by Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Solander in the years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771
Statement of responsibility
written from the original journal by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. ; illustrated with a variety of copper-plate engravings
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
910.41
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
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. : performed in the Endeavour, by Captain James Cook accompanied by Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Solander in the years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771, written from the original journal by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. ; illustrated with a variety of copper-plate engravings
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Publication
Note
  • This work in continuous pagination with: A voyage towards the South Pole and around the world / by Captain James Cook.....A new edition revised and corrected. London: Printed for the proprietors and sold by all the booksellers in town and country, 1795
  • Signatures: pi1 B-Z4 Aa-Zz4 3A2
  • Includes engraved frontispiece portrait of Captain James Cook, engraved by Thornton from the original picture in the possession of G.W. Anderson; and 15 additional engraved plates of scenes of the homes, dress, dances, boats, weapons, and customs of indigenous peoples of Tierra del Fuego, Otaheite, island of Huaheine, Ahippah, New Zealand. There is also a view of the Endeavour River on the coast of New Holland (Australia), and a large drawing of a kangaroo. Plates are signed by engravers Thornton, Rennoldson, Smith, Eastgate, Page, Taylor, Morris, and J.G. Wooding
  • Eleven plates have imprint "London. Published by Alexr. Hogg at the Kings Arms, No. 16 Paternoster Row."
Dimensions
22 cm (4to)
Edition
A new edition, revised and corrected.
Extent
[9]-372 pages, [16] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Forms volume 1 of a composite 3-volume set of works about Captain Cook, possibly a subscription set, 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 "1." Volume 2 is 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.... London, 1795 (with call no. G420.C77 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), portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)220366596
  • ucoclc220366596
Label
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. : performed in the Endeavour, by Captain James Cook accompanied by Sir Joseph Banks and Dr Solander in the years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771, written from the original journal by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. ; illustrated with a variety of copper-plate engravings
Publication
Note
  • This work in continuous pagination with: A voyage towards the South Pole and around the world / by Captain James Cook.....A new edition revised and corrected. London: Printed for the proprietors and sold by all the booksellers in town and country, 1795
  • Signatures: pi1 B-Z4 Aa-Zz4 3A2
  • Includes engraved frontispiece portrait of Captain James Cook, engraved by Thornton from the original picture in the possession of G.W. Anderson; and 15 additional engraved plates of scenes of the homes, dress, dances, boats, weapons, and customs of indigenous peoples of Tierra del Fuego, Otaheite, island of Huaheine, Ahippah, New Zealand. There is also a view of the Endeavour River on the coast of New Holland (Australia), and a large drawing of a kangaroo. Plates are signed by engravers Thornton, Rennoldson, Smith, Eastgate, Page, Taylor, Morris, and J.G. Wooding
  • Eleven plates have imprint "London. Published by Alexr. Hogg at the Kings Arms, No. 16 Paternoster Row."
Dimensions
22 cm (4to)
Edition
A new edition, revised and corrected.
Extent
[9]-372 pages, [16] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Forms volume 1 of a composite 3-volume set of works about Captain Cook, possibly a subscription set, 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 "1." Volume 2 is 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.... London, 1795 (with call no. G420.C77 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), portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)220366596
  • ucoclc220366596

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