3 edition of Voyages round the world, from the death of Captain Cook to the present time found in the catalog.
Voyages round the world, from the death of Captain Cook to the present time
|Contributions||Stephen, Leslie, Sir, 1832-1904, former owner., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||448 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||448|
Early octavo edition of Captain Cook’s complete voyages, complete with frontispiece portrait by George Dance, folding map of the world showing the courses of Cook’s travels, and 24 aquatint plates, handsomely bound by Morrell. “The famous accounts of Captain Cook’s three voyages form the basis for any collection of Pacific books. Ledyard was present during the events leading up to and during Cook's death, and wrote a detailed account of the events in his journals.  During Cook's initial visit, he attempted to barter and forcibly stole the wood used to border the natives' sacred "Morai" burial ground, used for high-ranking individuals and depictions of their : First contact leading to stolen items.
James Cook in This and His Two Preceeding Voyages, with Tracks of the Ships under His Command.” Copperplate map, 36 × 57 cm. From the atlas volume of Cook’s A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean (London, ). [Rare Books Division] Cook’s legacy: a revealed world. His world map was the most accurate at its time. Narrative of the Voyages Round the World, Performed by Captain James Cook: with an Account of His Life During the Previous and Intervening Periods eBook: Kippis, Andrew: : Kindle Store/5(29).
This book was very easy to read and filled in some gaps after reading Captain cooks diary of his first voyage around the world. I was intrigued to find out what happened after the first tour and to hear more about the events leading up to his death. This book provided that information.4/5(). Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World by James Cook. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a free audio book for yourself today!
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Voyages round the world, from the death of Captain Cook to the present time: including remarks on the social condition of the inhabitants in the recently discovered countries, their progress in the arts, and more especially their advancement in religious knowledge.
Voyages round the world: from the death of Captain Cook to the present time: including remarks on the social condition of the inhabitants in the recently-discovered countries, their progress in the arts, and more especially their advancement in religious knowledge. Voyages Round the World from the Death of Captain Cook to the Present Time; including Remarks on the Social Condition of the Inhabitants in the Recently Discovered Countries; their Progress in the Arts; and More Especially their Advancement in Religious Knowledge.
N/A. For the first time in my life I was wrong (wait, maybe it was the second, if I'm wrong on this count it will be he third).
The Voyages of Captain Cook was what I would like to call, in the old fashioned sense: boring. By the time I was halfway through, completing each page was a tortuous, painstaking effort/5(3). This is a blow by blow of all three round-the-world voyages James Cook made in the 18th century.
I find it much easier to read than the original material which the author often quotes. Our language today, at least in America, is not as "foreign" as English in England in the 18th century/5(23).
James Cook FRS (7 November – 14 February ) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the British Royal made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded Cause of death: Stab wound.
The Voyages of Captain Cook (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) by James Cook and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Narrative of the Voyages Round the World Performed by Captain James Cook: with an Account of His Life During the Previous an by Andrew Kippis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is a marvelous biography of the British explorer Captain James Cook.
It is very eloquently written. The author delves into the complex relationship between the British sailors and the varied peoples they encountered in their long voyages in the vast Pacific areas like the Maori of New Zealand, aborigines in Australia, Tahitians, the inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, Hawaiians (where Cook /5.
Narrative of Captain James Cook's voyages round the world ; with an account of his life during the previous and intervening periods ; also an appendix detailing the progress of the voyage after the death of Captain Cook. Halifax: Milner and Sowerby.
MLA Citation. Kippis, Andrew. Details of the books about Captain Cook published in the eighteenth century immediately after his voyages. Cook's First Voyage ended in Julyand the first account of it appeared in September. It was a thin quarto edition of just pages. The title was: A.
The first voyage of James Cook was a combined Royal Navy and Royal Society expedition to the south Pacific Ocean aboard HMS Endeavour, from to It was the first of three Pacific voyages of which Cook was the commander. The aims of this first expedition were to observe the transit of Venus across the Sun (3–4 of June that year), and to seek evidence of the postulated Terra.
About this Item: LondonTHE FIRST VOYAGE HAWKESWORTH, John (). An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, And successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, And Captain Cook, In the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour.
(COOK, James). Cook’s Three Voyages, Comprising: HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages undertaken for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere. Three volumes. WITH: COOK, James. A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Two volumes. WITH: COOK, James and KING, James.
Cook, James, A New, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world, undertaken and performed by royal authority [electronic resource]: containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages, undertaken by order of his present Majesty, for making.
Author of A narrative of the voyages round the world performed by Captain James Cook, The life of Captain James Cook, Captain Cook's voyages, Narrative of Captain James Cook's voyages round the world, Voyages round the world, from the death of Captain Cook to the present time, A sermon preached at the chapel in Prince's Street, Westminster, on Friday, FebruA.
Kippis, Andrew, Voyages round the world: from the death of Captain Cook to the present time: including remarks on the social condition of the inhabitants in the recently-discovered countries, their progress in the arts, and more especially their advancement in religious knowledge.
The Three Voyages of Captain Cook Round the World. Vol. Being the First of the First Voyage. Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography Subject: Cook, James, -- Travel Subject: Voyages around the world -- History -- 18th century Category: Text: EBook-No.
Cook's (and botanist Joseph Banks') mission was a scientific one Collected thousands of plant species Sketches of animals Coastline charts some of Cook's maps were used until the 's Medical experiments The men were given an anti-scurvy potion Cook ruined the experiment by forcing his crew to eat grass Astronomical survey Native peoples.
The Three Voyages of Captain Cook Round the World. Vol. Being the Second of the First Voyage Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography Subject: Cook, James, -- Travel Subject: Voyages around the world -- History -- 18th century Category: Text: EBook-No.
Cook, James,Great Britain. Royal Navy, Voyages around the world, Oceania -- Discovery and exploration, Pacific Coast (South America) -- Description and travel PublisherPages: After reading Lt.
William Bligh's recounting of his later voyages to the Pacific, and the resulting Mutiny on the Bounty, I took an interest in reading about Captain James Cook's first voyage. It was interesting to see how one expedition literally made preparations from island to island for expeditions to come later, or just to setup a safe /5.
A chart of the three voyages of James Cook. Red indicates the first voyage, green the second and blue the third. Courtesy Jon Platek and Wikimedia Commons. A reviewer of my book Transit of Venus: to the present in the April issue of the Bulletin of The Pacific Circle queries my reference to Cook’s first voyage () as his ‘most famous’.Author: Nick Lomb.