"Voyages of Discovery: Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific", Withey, Lynne
Period: 1987 (published)
6.5 x 9.5 inches
16.5 x 24.1 cm
An in-depth account of the last great European voyage of exploration, 1768-1779. The author makes use of the fragments of oral traditions, collected by early missionaries and anthropologists, as well as records of the discoverers' journals and logs. Map of Cook's voyages on end papers. First Edition, 8vo, 512pp with B&W illustrations. Hard bound green and white boards with dust jacket.
Very minor shelf wear