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The Resource Le Cook de la jeunesse, ou, Extrait des voyages les plus récens dans les régions les plus éloignées : suivi de l'abrégé de la vie du capitaine Cook, par M. le Capitaine B** ; orné de trois grandes planches

Le Cook de la jeunesse, ou, Extrait des voyages les plus récens dans les régions les plus éloignées : suivi de l'abrégé de la vie du capitaine Cook, par M. le Capitaine B** ; orné de trois grandes planches

Label
Le Cook de la jeunesse, ou, Extrait des voyages les plus récens dans les régions les plus éloignées : suivi de l'abrégé de la vie du capitaine Cook
Title
Le Cook de la jeunesse, ou, Extrait des voyages les plus récens dans les régions les plus éloignées
Title remainder
suivi de l'abrégé de la vie du capitaine Cook
Statement of responsibility
par M. le Capitaine B** ; orné de trois grandes planches
Title variation
Extrait des voyages les plus récens dans les régions les plus éloignées
Contributor
Artist
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
fre
Summary
Account in French of the voyages of Captain James Cook, compiled and edited for children by Jean-Pierre Bérenger.
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • 70
  • 669
  • 185
Citation source
  • Mitchell Library, Sydney. Bibliography of Captain James Cook R.N., F.R.S., circumnavigator
  • Muir, J.R. Life and achievements of Captain James Cook, R.N., F.R.S., explorer, navigator, surveyor and physician
  • Gumuchian & cie. Livres de l'enfance du XVe au XIXe siècle
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G247
LC item number
.C773 1808
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
This juvenile edition is based primarily on material from Cook's own accounts, and contains chapters describing Tahiti, New Zealand (first voyage), the Sandwich Islands (second voyage), and Unalaska (third voyage). It also includes a short biography of Cook by Bérenger--"M. le Capitaine B**-- a Swiss polymath living in Lausanne following his exile from Geneva for his political activities. He began publishing abridged accounts of famous voyages in 1790
Label
Le Cook de la jeunesse, ou, Extrait des voyages les plus récens dans les régions les plus éloignées : suivi de l'abrégé de la vie du capitaine Cook, par M. le Capitaine B** ; orné de trois grandes planches
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Text illustrated with three folded engraved plates after drawings by John Webber, depicting a walrus hunt, a ceremonial human sacrifice by natives of Tahiti, and a Maori war canoe in New Zealand
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm (12mo)
Extent
2 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in early 19th-century polished tan calf boards; delicate floral gilt border; gold-stamped centerpiece emblem of the "Institution Hallays-Dabot," a well-known secondary school founded in 1790 in Paris by M. Dabot, and later directed by his son-in-law Pierre-Victor Hallays (1782-1867); gold-stamped red and green leather spine labels with title "Cook de la jeuness" and volume number "1[-2]" ; gilt spine panels; marbled endpapers and fore-edges. Manuscript note on front endleaf of volume 1 states that the 2-volume set was awarded to Gabriel Colmet as a prize for being the top student ("premier") of the sixth grade ("sizième") at the Hallays-Dabot school, dated 1824; ownership inscription of Gabriel Colmet (possibly Gabriel Colmet-Daage, jurist and dean of the law school in Paris, who would have been 11 years old in 1824) appears on front endleaf of volume 2. Book label on front pastedown of Maurice Holmes, one of the world's foremost authorities on Captain James Cook, whose collection was considered to be the finest private library of books, pamphlets, and rare ephemera concerning the great English navigator, rivalled only by the holdings of the Mitchell Library in Sydney, and the British Library.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15003332
  • ucoclc15003332
Label
Le Cook de la jeunesse, ou, Extrait des voyages les plus récens dans les régions les plus éloignées : suivi de l'abrégé de la vie du capitaine Cook, par M. le Capitaine B** ; orné de trois grandes planches
Publication
Note
Text illustrated with three folded engraved plates after drawings by John Webber, depicting a walrus hunt, a ceremonial human sacrifice by natives of Tahiti, and a Maori war canoe in New Zealand
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm (12mo)
Extent
2 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in early 19th-century polished tan calf boards; delicate floral gilt border; gold-stamped centerpiece emblem of the "Institution Hallays-Dabot," a well-known secondary school founded in 1790 in Paris by M. Dabot, and later directed by his son-in-law Pierre-Victor Hallays (1782-1867); gold-stamped red and green leather spine labels with title "Cook de la jeuness" and volume number "1[-2]" ; gilt spine panels; marbled endpapers and fore-edges. Manuscript note on front endleaf of volume 1 states that the 2-volume set was awarded to Gabriel Colmet as a prize for being the top student ("premier") of the sixth grade ("sizième") at the Hallays-Dabot school, dated 1824; ownership inscription of Gabriel Colmet (possibly Gabriel Colmet-Daage, jurist and dean of the law school in Paris, who would have been 11 years old in 1824) appears on front endleaf of volume 2. Book label on front pastedown of Maurice Holmes, one of the world's foremost authorities on Captain James Cook, whose collection was considered to be the finest private library of books, pamphlets, and rare ephemera concerning the great English navigator, rivalled only by the holdings of the Mitchell Library in Sydney, and the British Library.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15003332
  • ucoclc15003332

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