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Cook, James, 1728-1779
S. Hemisphere.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title A chart of the Southern Hemisphere, shewing the tracks of some of the most distinguished navigators: by Captain James Cook of his Majesty's Navy. Gulielmus Whitchurch, sculpsit, Anno. 1776. Published Febry. 1st., 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved map. Includes "tables containing latitudes and longitudes of the islands lately discovered in the South Pacific Ocean as they are laid down on this chart."
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Port Praya, Cape de Verds.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Port Praya in the island St. Jago, one of the Cape de Verds. Published Feby. 1st., 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London. No. X.
Note Engraved harbor chart. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward upper right.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Dusky Bay, N.Z.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Sketch of Dusky Bay in New Zeeland, 1773. (with) Pickersgill Harbour. W. Whitchurch sculpsit, Islington, 1776. No. XIII. Published Febry. 1st., 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved chart with inset map. Oriented with north toward upper right.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Friendly Isles.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Chart of the Friendly Isles. No. XIV. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures, depths by soundings. Shows tracks of the Adventure and Resolution. Oriented with north toward left.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Easter Island.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Easter Island. W. Whitchurch sculpt., 1776. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London. No. IX.
Note Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures, depths by soundings. Coordinates given below title.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Marquesas de Mendoca, Resolu …
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Sketch of the Marquesas de Mendoca. (with) Resolution Bay or Port Madre de Dios. J. Russell sculpsit. No. V. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures, in inset depths shown by soundings. Scale of inset (ca. 1:33,000)
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Harvey's, Palmerston, Turtle …
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Harvey's Isle. Palmerston Isle. Turtle Isle. Savage Isle. No. XII. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Four engraved sketch maps on 1 sheet. Relief shown by hachures. Scales of Harveys's and Palmerston isles (ca. 1:118,000), of Turtle (or Vatoa) and Savage (or Niue) isles (ca. 1: 220,000). North orientation varies.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Discoveries S. Pacific Ocean …
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Chart of discoveries made in the South Pacific Ocean in his majesty's ship Resolution under the command of Captain Cook, 1774. Published as the act directs Feby. 1st, 1776. Engraved by W. Palmer. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures. Shows track of the Resolution. Oriented with north toward right.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Port Resolution, Port Sandwi …
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Port Resolution in the Isle of Tanna. (with) Port Sandwich in Mallicollo. (with) Harbour of Balade in New Caledonia. No. XI. Published Febry. 1st, 1772 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved nautical chart with 2 inset maps. Depths shown by soundings. Scale of insets (ca. 1:306,000).
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Norfolk Isle.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Norfolk Isle. No. VI. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures, soundings in fathoms. Shows ship's track.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Christmas Sound, Terra del F …
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Christmas Sound on the S.W. coast of Terra (sic) del Fuego. No. VII. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved chart showing coastal outlines.
Cook, James, 1728-1779
S. extremity of America.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title A chart of the southern extremity of America 1775. (with) Part of Staten Land. No. II. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved nautical chart showing coastal outlines. Depths shown by soundings. Covers Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands. Scale of inset (ca. 1:162,000).
Cook, James, 1728-1779
S. Atlantic discoveries.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Cook, James, 1728-1779
Full Title Chart of the discoveries made in the South Atlantic Ocean in his majesty's ship Resolution, under the command of Captain Cook in Jany. 1775. J. Russell sculp. No. IV. Published Febry. 1st, 1777 by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved nautical chart. Relief shown by hachures, soundings in fathoms. Covers area between South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Shows ship's track. Oriented with north toward bottom.
Furneaux, Tobias, 1735-1781
Van Diemen Land.
1777
Exploration Book
Authors Furneaux, Tobias, 1735-1781
Full Title Sketch of Van Diemen Land, explored by Captn. Furneaux, in March 1773. J Russell sculpt. No. VIII. Published Febry. 1st., 1777, by Wm. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London.
Note Engraved coastal chart showing track of the Adventure, etc. Soundings in fathoms.
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