Remember, the greater the opportunity, the fewer are those who see it. James Cook was an 18th-century British explorer known for this three major world voyages. This 1789 French edition of Life of Captain Cook was translted out of Kippiss original English by Castera.
This work contains an admirable precis of the three voyages, with valuable information from the original sources. It introduces most of Samwell's Narrative of Captain Cook's Death, and also gives accounts of the various tributes to Cook's memory, it also includes the biographies of Green the astronomer, Ledyard, the American Seaman, and Captain Clerke; as well as a notice of the various medals which were struck. A Paris : Hotel de Thou. Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes.
1 , xl, 387, . 2 [1 blank], , 419, . References: Sabin 37955; Cox, 64.
Binding: Leather; tight & secure. 8in X 5.25in (20.5cm x 13.5cm). The item "1789 Life & Voyages of Captain James Cook Australia New Zealand Hawaii Kippis" is in sale since Friday, August 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antiquarian_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri.This item can be shipped worldwide.