Kerr's Voyages 4: Captain Cook and the Southern Hemisphere by Robert KerrKerr's Voyages 4: Captain Cook and the Southern Hemisphere by Robert Kerr

Kerr's Voyages 4: Captain Cook and the Southern Hemisphere

byRobert Kerr

Hardcover | November 30, 2017

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This second set brings together voyages in the southern hemisphere and towards the Pole by James Cook as well as accounts of voyages of discovery in the southern oceans by other important figures. The accounts of Captain Cook's voyages are particularly detailed. Voyages round the Cape of Good Hope,encounters with the natives of Tierra del Fuego, the search for a Southern Continent, the discovery of New Caledonia, human sacrifice in the Sandwich Islands and many other accounts make this set an especially engaging and informative collection.
Robert Kerr (1755-1813), grandson of the 1st Marquis of Lothian, was an independent scholar and a Fellow of the Royal Society. As well as his outstanding achievement in assembling his General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, his literary works include translations of Lavoisier, Berthollet and Linnaeus, as well as a trans...
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Title:Kerr's Voyages 4: Captain Cook and the Southern HemisphereFormat:HardcoverDimensions:3144 pages, 6.12 × 9.25 × 1.11 inPublished:November 30, 2017Publisher:I.B. Tauris & Co LtdLanguage:English

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PART I: AN ACCOUNT OF THE VOYAGES UNDERTAKEN BY ORDER OF HIS MAJESTY, GEORGE III
An Account of Commodore Byron's Voyage in 1764, 5, and 6 in His Majesty's Ship the Dolphin 
An Account of Captain Wallis's Voyage in 1766, 7, and 8 in His Majesty's Ship the Dolphin
An Account of Captain Cataret's Voyage in 1766, 7, 8, and in His Majesty's Sloop the Swallow
An Account of Lieutenant Cook's Voyage in 1768,9, 1770 in His Majesty's Bark the Endeavour 
Appendix 
PART II: AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE SOUTH POLE, AND ROUND THE WORLD, PERFORMED IN HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS THE RESTORATION AND ADVENTURE, IN THE YEARS 1772, 3, 4, AND 5
From our Departure in England to Leaving Society Isles 
Our Departure from Society Isles to our Return and Leaving a Second Time 
From Ulietea to New Zealand 
From Leaving New Zealand to our Return to England
PART III: A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, UNDERTAKEN BY THE COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY
Beginning of Voyage till our Departure from New Zealand 
New Zealand to Otaheite 
Otaheite and the Society Islands; Peosecution of Voyage to the Coast of North America 
Transactions amongst the Natives of North America
Captain King's Journal of Transactions on Returning to Sandwich Islands 
Second Expedition to the North by Way of Kamtschatka and on Return Home by Way of Canton and Cape of Good Hope 
Appendix 1: Vocabulary of the Language of Nootka 
Appendix 2: Languages Spoken at Oonalasshka and those of the Greenlanders and Esquimaux 
Appendix 3: Byron's Narrative 
Appendix 4: Bulkeley's Narrative

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