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Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773

An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern hemisphere : and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and CaptainCook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour : drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq / by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. ; in three volumes ; illustrated with cuts, and a great variety of charts and maps relative to countries now first discovered, or hitherto but imperfectly known.

London : Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell ..., 1773.
Physical Description:
3 v. plates (part fold.) maps (part fold., incl. front.) charts (part fold.) 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G420 C65 H3 1773+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
BAC : "The earliest issues of the first edition lack the directions for placing the cuts and the Chart of the Streight of Magellan ..."--Sydney. Public Library of New South Wales. Mitchell Library. Bibliography of Captain James Cook. 2d ed. Sydney, 1970, no. 648. In the British Art Center copy, the directions are
BAC : Frontispiece, vol. 1, bound in after 6th preliminary leaf.
BAC : Plates engraved by E. Rooker, J. Hall, F. Bartolozzi, I. Miller, James Roberts, Record, W. Woollett, and Will. Byrne; after James Roberts, and J.B. Cipriani.
BAC : Some maps or charts engraved by W. Whitchurch, T. Bowen & J. Gibson, I. Cheevers, I. Bayly, John Ryland, or Isa. Noüal.
BAC : The third volume is continuously paged with the second.
Subject Terms:
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.
Voyages around the world.
Wallis, Samuel, 1728-1795.
Carteret, Philip, d. 1796.
Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
Byron, John, 1723-1786.
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