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Author Name    Williams, Glyndwr, selected and introduced by. (Captain James Cook.)

Title   CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES, 1768-1779.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Publisher   London Folio Society 1997

Illustrator   Denys Baker, maps.

Seller ID   30332

552 pp, 10" H. Medium blue cloth with black & gilt lettering/decoration on spine and front board, blue & black map endpapers. Colour plates, b&w illustrations, maps. Contents: The First Voyage 1768-1771 - Introduction; England to Tierra del Fuego; Tahiti; The Survey of New Zealand; The East Coast of Australia; Batavia and the Homeward Voyage. The Second Voyage 1772-1775 - Introduction; England to the Antarctic; Wintering in New Zealand; New Zealand to the Society Islands; The Tongan Islands; New Zealand and Easter Island; Tahiti Again; The New Hebrides (Vanuatu); New Caledonia; Homeward Bound. The Third Voyage - Introduction; Preparations; Passage to New Zealand; The Cook Islands, Tonga and Tahiti; The Hawaiian Islands; The North-West Coast of America; North to Bering Strait; Encounters with the Russians; Return to the Hawaiian Islands; The Death of Cook; Return to the Bering Strait. Afterword; Further Reading; Glossary; Index. Small soft crease/faint soiling mark at fore-edge of approx. pages xxx to 14, two tiny areas of colour loss on top of text block, very small soft bump at top corner of rear board. Slipcase has a bump at one top rear corner.

Captain  James  Cook,  Exploration,  Voyages,  18th  Century,  British  Navy,  South  America,  Tierra  Del  Fuego,  Strait  Of  Magellan,  Fuegans,  Transit  Of  Venus,  Navigation,  Navigators,  Tahiti,  Tahitians,  Sexual  Customs,  Venereal  Disease,  New  Zealant,  Bay  Of  Islands,  Cannibalism,  Maoris,  Australia,  Aborigines,  Botany  Bay,  Sailing  Ships,  Age  Of  Sail,  Kangaroos,  New  South  Wales,  Batavia,  Cape  Circumcision,  Antarctic,  Dusky  Bay,  Queen  Charlotte  Sound,  Society  Islands,  Scurvy,  Uahine,  Human  Sacrifice,  Tonga,  Tongan  Islands,  Tongatapu,  Tongans,  Easter  Island,  New  Hebrides,  Vanuatu,  Outrigger  Canoes,  Mallicollo,  New  Calendonia,  Canoes,  Ship  Cove,  Cape  Of  Good  Hope,  Massacres,  Grass  Cove,  Van  Diemen's  Land,  Cook  Islands,  Omai,  Hawaiian  Islands,  Hawaii,  Sandwich  Islands,  Nootka  Sound,  Sea  Otter,  Bering  Strait,  Alaska,  Prince  William  Sound,  Russians,  Spaniards,  Samgoonoodha  Harbour,  Unalaska,  Maui,  Kealakekua  Bay,  Tabu. 

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