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The Resource Voyages of discoveries round the world : successively undertaken by the Hon. Commodore Byron in 1764, Captains Wallis and Carteret in 1766, and Captain Cook in the years 1768 to 1789 inclusive : comprehending authentic and interesting accounts of countries never before explored, with the longitude, latitude, relative situations, soil, climate, natural productions, customs and manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. : illustrated with engravings, the whole carefully selected from the journals of the respective commanders by Robert Wilson ; in three volumes

Voyages of discoveries round the world : successively undertaken by the Hon. Commodore Byron in 1764, Captains Wallis and Carteret in 1766, and Captain Cook in the years 1768 to 1789 inclusive : comprehending authentic and interesting accounts of countries never before explored, with the longitude, latitude, relative situations, soil, climate, natural productions, customs and manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. : illustrated with engravings, the whole carefully selected from the journals of the respective commanders by Robert Wilson ; in three volumes

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Voyages of discoveries round the world : successively undertaken by the Hon. Commodore Byron in 1764, Captains Wallis and Carteret in 1766, and Captain Cook in the years 1768 to 1789 inclusive : comprehending authentic and interesting accounts of countries never before explored, with the longitude, latitude, relative situations, soil, climate, natural productions, customs and manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. : illustrated with engravings
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Voyages of discoveries round the world
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successively undertaken by the Hon. Commodore Byron in 1764, Captains Wallis and Carteret in 1766, and Captain Cook in the years 1768 to 1789 inclusive : comprehending authentic and interesting accounts of countries never before explored, with the longitude, latitude, relative situations, soil, climate, natural productions, customs and manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. : illustrated with engravings
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the whole carefully selected from the journals of the respective commanders by Robert Wilson ; in three volumes
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eng
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HUH
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910.09
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non fiction
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Voyages of discoveries round the world : successively undertaken by the Hon. Commodore Byron in 1764, Captains Wallis and Carteret in 1766, and Captain Cook in the years 1768 to 1789 inclusive : comprehending authentic and interesting accounts of countries never before explored, with the longitude, latitude, relative situations, soil, climate, natural productions, customs and manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. : illustrated with engravings, the whole carefully selected from the journals of the respective commanders by Robert Wilson ; in three volumes
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  • Volume 1 includes "Directions to the Binder" for placing the plates in Vol. 1; volume 3 contains "Directions to the Binder" for placing the plates in all three volumes
  • Publisher's advertisements at the end of each volume
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Vol. 1. Byron's voyages ; An account of a voyage round the world in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768 by Samuel Wallis, Esq. Commander of His Majesty's ship the Dolphin ; An account of a voyage round the world by Philip Carteret Esq. Commander of His Majesty's sloop the Swallow, in the years 1766, 1767, 1768, and 1769, in company with the Dolphin -- vol. 2. Lieutenant Cook's first voyage round the world ; A voyage of discovery to the Southern Hemisphere, performed by Lieutenant James Cook, in 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775, in the Resolution, accompanied by the Adventure, Captain T. Furneaux, including the adventures of both ships -- vol. 3. Captain James Cook's third voyage to the Pacific Ocean, in the Resolution, undertaken in the years 1776-7-8-9 and 1780, accompanied by Captain Clerke, in the Discovery
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20 cm
Extent
3 volumes (373; 403; 351 pages)
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in original publisher's blue and buff paper boards; deckle edges. Bookplate of Maurice Holmes on front pastedown of each volume. Sir Maurice Holmes was one of the world's foremost authorities on Captain James Cook; his 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.
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  • (OCoLC)10169866
  • ucoclc10169866
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Voyages of discoveries round the world : successively undertaken by the Hon. Commodore Byron in 1764, Captains Wallis and Carteret in 1766, and Captain Cook in the years 1768 to 1789 inclusive : comprehending authentic and interesting accounts of countries never before explored, with the longitude, latitude, relative situations, soil, climate, natural productions, customs and manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. : illustrated with engravings, the whole carefully selected from the journals of the respective commanders by Robert Wilson ; in three volumes
Publication
Note
  • Volume 1 includes "Directions to the Binder" for placing the plates in Vol. 1; volume 3 contains "Directions to the Binder" for placing the plates in all three volumes
  • Publisher's advertisements at the end of each volume
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vol. 1. Byron's voyages ; An account of a voyage round the world in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768 by Samuel Wallis, Esq. Commander of His Majesty's ship the Dolphin ; An account of a voyage round the world by Philip Carteret Esq. Commander of His Majesty's sloop the Swallow, in the years 1766, 1767, 1768, and 1769, in company with the Dolphin -- vol. 2. Lieutenant Cook's first voyage round the world ; A voyage of discovery to the Southern Hemisphere, performed by Lieutenant James Cook, in 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775, in the Resolution, accompanied by the Adventure, Captain T. Furneaux, including the adventures of both ships -- vol. 3. Captain James Cook's third voyage to the Pacific Ocean, in the Resolution, undertaken in the years 1776-7-8-9 and 1780, accompanied by Captain Clerke, in the Discovery
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
3 volumes (373; 403; 351 pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in original publisher's blue and buff paper boards; deckle edges. Bookplate of Maurice Holmes on front pastedown of each volume. Sir Maurice Holmes was one of the world's foremost authorities on Captain James Cook; his 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)10169866
  • ucoclc10169866

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