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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779; Furneaux, Tobias, 1735-1781; Hodges, William, 1744-1797
Date:
1777
Short Title:
Title Page: Voyage toward the South Pole.
Publisher:
W. Strahan and T. Cadell
London
Type:
Title Page; View
Obj Height cm:
29
Obj Width cm:
22
Note:
Engraved illustration faces t.p. and measures 29 x 22 cm.
World Area:
Southern Hemisphere; World
Full Title:
(Title Page to) A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the World. Performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution ... In two volumes illustrated with maps and charts ... The second edition. (with portrait) Captain James Cook, F.R.S. Painted by Wm. Hodges. Engraved by J. Basire, 1777. London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand. MDCCLXXVII.
List No:
3404.001
Page No:
v. 1
Series No:
2
Engraver or Printer:
Basire, J.
Publication Author:
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Pub Date:
1777
Pub Title:
A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the World. Performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution ... In two volumes illustrated with maps and charts ... The second edition. London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand. MDCCLXXVII.
Pub Reference:
Mitchell 1217.
Pub Note:
2nd edition. Has the large Chart of the Southern Hemisphere. Cook proved that the Southern Continent did not exist and in so doing produced the extraordinary Chart of the Southern Hemisphere. Also has the Chart of the southern extremity of America. Part of a 10 volume set of Cook's Voyages. Both volumes bound in leather with the title and volume number on the spine.
Pub List No:
3404.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
15
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
24
Image No:
3404001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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