Captain Cook"s voyages 1768-1779
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Published by The Folio Society in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Extracts from the published editions of 1773, 1777 and 1784.

StatementSelected and introduced by Glyndwr Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, Glyndwr.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 552p. :
Number of Pages552
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17120288M

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Cook's three voyages of discovery, which took place between and , are among the most remarkable achievements in the history of exploration. Cook charted vast areas of the globe with astonishing accuracy, and the voyages also made a significant contribution towards solving some of the great problems of cartography and crews containing gifted sailors and navigators, as. Voyages of Discovery BY Captain James COOK, EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY #99, IN GREEN & Black Decorated Dustjacket, Cook s, 3 Great Voyages - , Travel Topography, People of Tonga,WHICH HE NAMED the Friendly Islands on His 2nd Voyage. Captain James COOK, Born in , & EDITED BY JOHN BARROW, Introduction by Guy Pocock, Salmon & White. Cook’s Voyages: An Account of the Voyages Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere; South Pole and Round the World; A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean and the Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. The First, Second and Third Voyages. HAWKESWORTH, John (Captain James Cook). Item Number: London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, , , Cook reached the southern coast of New South Wales in and sailed north, charting Australia’s eastern coastline and claiming the land for Great Britain on 22nd August The second voyage. Cook's second Pacific voyage, (), aimed to establish whether there was an inhabited southern continent, and make astronomical observations.

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