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The Resource Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery: : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780: illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracks of the ships employed in this expedition

Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery: : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780: illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracks of the ships employed in this expedition

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Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery: : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780: illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracks of the ships employed in this expedition
Title
Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery:
Title remainder
performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780: illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracks of the ships employed in this expedition
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Genre
Language
eng
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery: : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780: illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracks of the ships employed in this expedition
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Attributed erroneously to John Ledyard by T.M. Hocken in his Bibliography of New Zealand
  • Includes one large folded frontispiece map, with title "Chart shewing the tracks of the ships employed in Capt. Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean;" and 9 additional engravings, principally portraits of indigenous peoples of the Pacific Ocean islands; the final large drawing (folded) depicts the murder of Capt. Cook by natives of "O-Why-ee" (Hawaii)
  • The two UCLA copies of this edition have different versions of the frontispiece map; copy 1 lacks an engraved plate at page 141 present in copy 2; two plates in copy 2 have been reversed
  • Published in America under title: An authentic narrative of a voyage to the Pacific Ocean. The American edition has been attributed to William Ellis, surgeon. Cf. Holmes, Maurice. Captain James Cook. London, 1952, no. 38
Dimensions
22 cm (4to)
Edition
A new edition, compared with, and corrected from, the voyage published by authority.
Extent
[8], lvii, [1], 376 pages, [10] leaves of plates (some folded)
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: incomplete, modern orange leather boards; upper board detached; gold-stamped red spine label "Cook's Voyage." Booklabel of Maurice Holmes on front pastedown. In protective beige manila phase box.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Forms volume 3 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 "3." 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 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). Purchase, Reg and Philip Remington, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings), 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15020107
  • ucoclc15020107
Label
Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage, to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery: : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780: illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracks of the ships employed in this expedition
Publication
Note
  • Attributed erroneously to John Ledyard by T.M. Hocken in his Bibliography of New Zealand
  • Includes one large folded frontispiece map, with title "Chart shewing the tracks of the ships employed in Capt. Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean;" and 9 additional engravings, principally portraits of indigenous peoples of the Pacific Ocean islands; the final large drawing (folded) depicts the murder of Capt. Cook by natives of "O-Why-ee" (Hawaii)
  • The two UCLA copies of this edition have different versions of the frontispiece map; copy 1 lacks an engraved plate at page 141 present in copy 2; two plates in copy 2 have been reversed
  • Published in America under title: An authentic narrative of a voyage to the Pacific Ocean. The American edition has been attributed to William Ellis, surgeon. Cf. Holmes, Maurice. Captain James Cook. London, 1952, no. 38
Dimensions
22 cm (4to)
Edition
A new edition, compared with, and corrected from, the voyage published by authority.
Extent
[8], lvii, [1], 376 pages, [10] leaves of plates (some folded)
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: incomplete, modern orange leather boards; upper board detached; gold-stamped red spine label "Cook's Voyage." Booklabel of Maurice Holmes on front pastedown. In protective beige manila phase box.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Forms volume 3 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 "3." 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 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). Purchase, Reg and Philip Remington, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings), 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15020107
  • ucoclc15020107

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