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James Cook - The Voyages

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James Cook – The Voyages

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A stunningly illustrated, object-centred history, this book offers a once in a generation opportunity to discover the uniquely rich Captain Cook collection of the British Library. Examines the British Library collections relating to Captain James Cook on the 250th anniversary of his Endeavour voyage. Written by leading experts with full colour illustrations throughout. Themes of cultural encounter and scientific discovery are interwoven with the personal stories of the key protagonists, including James Cook and Joseph Banks. The illustrations include drawings by all the artists employed on the voyage, as well as the only surviving paintings by Tupaia, a Polynesian high priest.

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Dimensions 220 × 280 mm
Author

William Frame

ISBN

9781869539870

Book Type

Paperback / softback

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