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Voyages of Discovery

By: Cook, Captain James & Robert Welsch

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Review Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16927

ISBN: 0897333160

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; 8 X 5.02 X 1.18 inches; 505 pages; "Between 1768 and 1779, Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy made three voyages of exploration for purposes of scientific research. On each voyage he kept a log of scenes and adventures. Cook's reputation rose steadily with each voyage largely because Europeans were fascinated with the romance of discovery as well as reports of sexual licence in Tahiti and other Polynes... View more info