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The Resource Journal du second voyage du Capitaine Cook sur les vaisseaux la Résolution & l'Adventure : entrepris par ordre de S.M. Britannique, dans les années 1774-1775

Journal du second voyage du Capitaine Cook sur les vaisseaux la Résolution & l'Adventure : entrepris par ordre de S.M. Britannique, dans les années 1774-1775

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Journal du second voyage du Capitaine Cook sur les vaisseaux la Résolution & l'Adventure : entrepris par ordre de S.M. Britannique, dans les années 1774-1775
Title
Journal du second voyage du Capitaine Cook sur les vaisseaux la Résolution & l'Adventure
Title remainder
entrepris par ordre de S.M. Britannique, dans les années 1774-1775
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Summary
Apochryphal account of Cook's second voyage which appeared anonymously 18 months before the official version.
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VJA
Citation location within source
380
Citation source
O'Reilly, P. Bibliographie de Tahiti et de la Polynésie française
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The author was John Marra, a gunner's mate on the Resolution, whom Cook had picked up in Batavia. Marra tried to desert at Tahiti on May 14, 1774. The account was probably fabricated by "some literary person in the pay of the publisher Newbery," who included some factual material from Marra's private journal; see Hill collection of Pacific voyages...
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Journal du second voyage du Capitaine Cook sur les vaisseaux la Résolution & l'Adventure : entrepris par ordre de S.M. Britannique, dans les années 1774-1775
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  • French translation of: Journal of the Resolution's voyage, in 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775, on discovery to the Southern Hemisphere ... Also a journal of the Adventure's voyage in the years 1772, 1773, and 1774 (Dublin : C. Jenkins, 1776.)
  • Translated by A.F.J. Fréville
  • Includes one large folded map, engraved by E. Dussy
  • For information on the original English edition published in London in 1775, see Hill collection of Pacific voyages at the University of California, San Diego, no. 60
Dimensions
21 cm (4to)
Extent
xix, 546 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Other physical details
1 map (engraving)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12071431
  • ucoclc12071431
Label
Journal du second voyage du Capitaine Cook sur les vaisseaux la Résolution & l'Adventure : entrepris par ordre de S.M. Britannique, dans les années 1774-1775
Publication
Note
  • French translation of: Journal of the Resolution's voyage, in 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775, on discovery to the Southern Hemisphere ... Also a journal of the Adventure's voyage in the years 1772, 1773, and 1774 (Dublin : C. Jenkins, 1776.)
  • Translated by A.F.J. Fréville
  • Includes one large folded map, engraved by E. Dussy
  • For information on the original English edition published in London in 1775, see Hill collection of Pacific voyages at the University of California, San Diego, no. 60
Dimensions
21 cm (4to)
Extent
xix, 546 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Other physical details
1 map (engraving)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12071431
  • ucoclc12071431

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