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The voyages of Captain Cook

Richard Humble

The voyages of Captain Cook

by Richard Humble

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Cook, James, 1728-1779.,
    • Voyages around the world -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers.,
    • Voyages around the world.

    • About the Edition

      Examines the training and accomplishments of Captain James Cook and reconstructs his explorations and journeys to Hawaii, New Zealand, and Australia.

      Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Humble ; illustrated by Richard Hook.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesExploration through the ages
      ContributionsHook, Richard, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG420.C73 H86 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1859040M
      ISBN 100531140660
      LC Control Number90012173
      OCLC/WorldCa21230116

      In –, an enormously popular theatrical production called Omai: Or, A Trip Round the World, with sets and costumes inspired by Cook’s voyages, was performed 70 times. The routes of Captain Cook’s voyages. The first voyage is shown in red, second voyage in green, and third voyage in blue. Cook’s great voyages marked the end of an era in world history. As he sailed into Hawaii in January he made contact with the last of the human civilizations to grow up independently of the rest of the world.

      The Journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery, volume Three part Two, the Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery - by Captain James Cook, edited by J C Beaglehole. Cambridge University Press, for the Hakluyt Society, , First Edition THUS. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. The voyages of Captain James Cook: illustrated with maps and numerous engravings on wood: with an appendix giving an account of the present condition of the South Sea Islands, &c. by James Cook; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Voyages around the world, Voyages and travels, Accessible book, Voyages autour du monde; People: James Cook ().

      Feb 24,  · Captain James Cook’s three voyages of exploration to the Pacific between and were the first of the great European voyages of discovery to carry professional artists. The Art of Captain Cook’s Voyages contains all the known drawings and paintings done for these voyages as well as a fascinating narrative and explanatory text by. The Voyages of Captain James Cook, Volume 2 | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.


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Feb 10,  · Cook, James: Pacific voyages James Cook's three Pacific voyages. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Early life. James Cook was the son of a farmhand migrant from Scotland. While Cook was still a child, his father became the foreman on a farm in a neighbouring village.

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Commonly regarded as the greatest sea explorer of all time, James Cook made his three world-changing voyages during the sCited by: In his book Blue Latitudes: boldly going where Captain Cook has gone before, published inTony Horwitz wrote about the books he had found of great use.

His considerations are reproduced with his permission. Links have been added to references to individual books reviewed or otherwise mentioned elsewhere on this web site. 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.

James Cook FRS (7 November – 14 February ) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the British Royal astonmartingo.com 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.

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Cook charted vast areas of the globe with astonishing accuracy, and the voyages also made a significant contribution towards solving some of the great problems of cartography and astonmartingo.com crews containing gifted sailors and navigators, as. Aug 28,  · Our exhibition tells the story of Captain James Cook’s three world-changing voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and sailors on board the ships.

Maps, artworks and journals from the voyages sit alongside newly-commissioned films offering contemporary perspectives. Scarce Glasgow edition of Captain Cook s accounts of his voyages and discoveries, being the first edition printed in Scotland.

This volume relates to his first voyage from to and includes a biography of James Cook by Captain King. Captain Cook's Voyages of Discovery book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Start by marking “Captain Cook's Voyages of Discovery” as Want to Read: Captain James Cook, FRS, RN (7 November – 14 February ) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. 4/5. The first in a seven-volume edition recounting Captain Cook's three voyages around the world, first published in this edition in John Hawkesworth (), an English writer, literary critic and book editor, was commissioned by the Admiralty to edit Captain Cook's papers relative to his first voyage, together with those of Joseph Banks, and the resultingRatings: 0.

Apr 17,  · 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’.

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. Captain Cook’s voyages of discovery Terra Australis Incognita – the unknown southern land. The existence (or not) of this mysterious, mythical place had been puzzled over since it was first hypothesised by the ancient Greeks and Romans.

The first voyage of James Cook. William Frame, the British Library’s Head of Modern Archives and Manuscripts, gives an account of Cook’s first voyage of Cook was instructed to observe the transit of Venus. But his expedition also had a secret aim to find lands in the south Pacific.

Read more. Get this from a library. The voyages of Captain Cook. [Jason K Foster] -- Captain James Cook ( - ) was one of the most influential explorers in history.

Cook sailed thousands of nautical miles across largely uncharted areas of the globe, discovering new lands and. Feb 01,  · Read "The Voyages of Captain Cook" by James Cook available from Rakuten Kobo.

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The voyages of Captain Cook. [James Cook; John Barrow] -- Describes the voyages of exploration made by the renowned eighteenth-century navigator. The uniformly bound set of his voyages documents a series of real life adventures and discoveries that would influence future explorers and eventually change the way we look at the world.

We have an amazingly rare, complete set of all nine volumes of Cook’s Voyages by Captain James Cook. This uniformly bound set is comprised of all first.The Paperback of the The Journals of Captain Cook by James R.

Cook at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! His journals tell the story of these voyages as Cook wanted it to be told, radiating the ambition, courage and skill which enabled him to carry out an unrivalled series of expeditions in dangerous waters.

This book, being /5.Dec 19,  · The Voyages of Captain James Cook reveals Cook's fascinating story through excerpts from his journals, as well as illustrations, photography, and supplementary writings. During Cook's career, he logged more thanmiles - nearly the distance to the moon.4/5(7).