Captain Cook & His Exploration of the Pacific

Captain Cook & His Exploration of the Pacific

Book - 1998
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This book describes the background and discoveries of England's Captain James Cook. It enters the exotic world revealed in the paintings of the artists who accompanied him on his three Pacific voyages between 1768 and 1780. A time line sets his discoveries against the backdrop of Britain's rivalry with France and Spain and with her own American colonists.
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series ; London : National Maritime Museum : HM Bark Endeavour Foundation, 1998
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. --
ISBN: 9780764105333
0764105337
Branch Call Number: J/910/.92/Cook/-M 359403 1
J/910/.92/Cook/-M 359401 1
Characteristics: 30 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.). --

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