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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, illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracts of the ships employed in this expedition. Faithfully narrated from the original MS.

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78/31 , RB/DS990A/84 , DSM/980/CO4/R/1A1

Record identifier

74VKMKb5DJBA

Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean on Discovery : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracts of the ships employed in this expedition. Faithfully narrated from the original MS.

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKMKb5DJBA

Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean on Discovery : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracts of the ships employed in this expedition. Faithfully narrated from the original MS.

Full title

Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean on Discovery : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracts of the ships employed in this expedition. Faithfully narrated from the original MS.

Author / Creator

Publisher

London : Printed for E. Newbery, 1781.

Date

1781.

Call Numbers

78/31 , RB/DS990A/84 , DSM/980/CO4/R/1A1

Record Identifier

74VKMKb5DJBA

Language

English

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Physical Description

Contents

[4], xlvi, 388 [i.e. 396] p., [6] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill. (1 folded), folded map, port. ; 21 cm.

Publication information

Publisher

London : Printed for E. Newbery, 1781.

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Access

Copyright status: Out of copyright.

Please acknowledge: State Library of New South Wales.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

The Forbes AA state and the earliest known state of the 1st ed. It includes the uncancelled leaf D4 (p. xxxix-xl) and the cancelled leaves (p. xxxix-xlvi). The uncancelled state contains no new information, specifically, Cook's observations of the non-existence of the Southern Continent, from words taken from his official account to the second voya...

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Full title

Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean on Discovery : performed in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, illustrated with cuts, and a chart, shewing the tracts of the ships employed in this expedition. Faithfully narrated from the original MS.

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

"A surreptitious and anonymous publication anticipating the authorised account ..."--Cook bibliography.

Attributed to John Rickman; previously attributed to John Ledyard, and also to William Ellis.

Cook bibliography. 2nd ed. No. 1607.

P. 393-396 incorrectly numbered 381, 378-9 and 388.

Mitchell Library copy at 980/CO4/R/1A1 has inscription on cover and...

Additional physical form availability note

Date Published

1781.

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

78/31 , RB/DS990A/84 , DSM/980/CO4/R/1A1

Record Identifier

74VKMKb5DJBA

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VKMKb5DJBA

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

DDC

910.41

910.9164

MMS ID

991021173039702626

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