The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery: Edited from the Original Manuscripts: Four Volumes and a Portfolio (Hardback)J.C. Beaglehole (editor)
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The volumes contain Cook's accounts of his three great voyages in the Endeavour and the Resolution; introductions and detailed notes accompany the texts, and extracts from the journals of Cook's shipmates are printed as appendices. A separate portfolio contains the manuscript charts and views drawn by Cook and his officers, which he regarded as an essential complement to his Journals.
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS (All 234 x 156 unless stated)
I. The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771: 21 maps, 26 b/w illustrations, cclxxxiv + 696pp
II. The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775: Col. frontis., 20 maps, 62 b/w illustrations, clxx + 1028pp
III. The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780
i. Col. frontis., 16 maps, 65 b/w illustrations, ccxxiv + 720pp;
ii. 2 maps, 11 b/w illustrations, viii + 928pp
Portfolio: Charts and Views Drawn by Cook and his Officers: 68 charts and views, viii + 68pp, 377 x 248
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Number of pages: 4134
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