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Captain Cook's Journal during the First Voyage Round the World

By Cook, James

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Title: Captain Cook's Journal during the First Voyage Round the World  
Author: Cook, James
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Language: English
Subject: Literature & thought, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collection: Project Gutenberg Consortia Center
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg Consortia Center

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Preface: STRANGE it must appear that the account of perhaps the most celebrated and, certainly to the English nation, the most momentous voyage of discovery that has ever taken place?for it practically gave birth to the great Australasian Colonies?has never before been given to the world in the very words of its great leader. It has fallen out in this wise.

Table of Contents
CONTENTS. SKETCH OF CAPTAIN COOK'S LIFE. LIST OF PERSONS WHO LEFT ENGLAND IN H.M.S. ENDEAVOUR, 26TH AUGUST, 1768. CHAPTER 1. ENGLAND TO RIO JANEIRO. CHAPTER 2. RIO JANEIRO TO TAHITI. CHAPTER 3. TAHITI. CHAPTER 4. TAHITI TO NEW ZEALAND. CHAPTER 5. EXPLORATION OF NEW ZEALAND. CHAPTER 6. EXPLORATION OF MIDDLE ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND. CHAPTER 7. PASSAGE FROM NEW ZEALAND TO NEW HOLLAND. CHAPTER 8. EXPLORATION OF EAST COAST OF AUSTRALIA. CHAPTER 9. FROM TORRES STRAIT TO BATAVIA. CHAPTER 10. BATAVIA TO CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. CHAPTER 11. CAPE OF GOOD HOPE TO ENGLAND. INDEX. [ILLUSTRATIONS. 1. PORTRAIT OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK WITH A FACSIMILE OF HIS SIGNATURE. COLLOTYPE, WATERLOW & SONS LTD. 2. MODERN CHART OF SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN SHOWING TRACK OF H.M.S. ENDEAVOUR, 1769 TO 1770. 3. FACSIMILE OF SATURDAY, 3RD JUNE, 1769. 4. CHART OF THE ISLAND OTAHEITE, BY LIEUTENANT JAMES COOK, 1769. REPRODUCTION OF THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHED CHART. 5. TAHITI: TYPES OF CANOES. 6. CHART OF THE SOCIETY ISLES, DISCOVERED BY LIEUTENANT JAMES COOK, 1769. REPRODUCTION OF THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHED CHART. 7. WAR CANOE OF NEW ZEALAND. 8. TRACK OF ENDEAVOUR FROM TORRES STRAIT TO JAVA. AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 1770

 

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