The life of that great circumnavigator, Captain Cook

Particularly including the melancholy narrative of his death. As written by Dr. Kippis. Abridged by F. Thomas, Esq.
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printed for D. Brewman, and W. Locke , London
SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7222, no. 13.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],76p.
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Open LibraryOL16808658M

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Also invaluable to me were Beaglehole's essays, his annotated edition of Banks's journal, and his last work, The Life of Captain James Cook. In Beaglehole, Cook found the biographer he deserved: a fair, factual, tenacious, and humane man of astonishing breadth.

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CHAPTER 1. EARLY YEARS. James Cook, the Circumnavigator, was a native of the district of Cleveland, Yorkshire, but of his ancestry there is now very little satisfactory information to be obtained.

Nichols, in his Topographer and Genealogist, suggests that "James Cooke, the celebrated mariner, was probably of common origin with the Stockton. XL KITSON has made some discoveries about the life of the great explorer, Captain Cook, which are well worth the trouble he has expended on them, and they leave the voyages neither less nor more fascinating than they were before.

It is an old story in the making of biographies that some one Life gets itself accepted as authentic, and however much subsequent biographers. Burt Franklin: Bibliography and Reference Series # by Mitchell Library; W.

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EARLY YEARS. James Cook, the Circumnavigator, was a native of the district of Cleveland, Yorkshire, but of his ancestry Brand: Library of Alexandria. Synopsis. Captain James Cook is the greatest explorer-seaman of all time, yet the world had to wait almost two centuries for the first full-scale biography to do justice to the man and his achievements.

The culmination of the life work of the most distinguished historian of Pacific exploration, this lavishly illustrated biography places Cook in /5(6). Buy The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). Here lies interred the mortal remains of BENJ. DRAWWATER, gentleman of Mansfield, late of Eastwood who suddenly departed this life on the 2nd. of Junein the 68th year of his age. In his professional duty he had accompanied the great circumnavigator Cook in the years –.

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CHAPTER TO ENGLAND. After his return Cook was busily engaged preparing his Journal and charts for publication, which had been sanctioned by the Admiralty, and was considerably annoyed and delayed by the conduct of Mr. Forster, who immediately on his return complained.

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Captain James Cook, by Alan Villiers, After skimming the books first few pages, it was very clear that this writer was not your typical pasty academic, locked away in the bowels of a university library nervously regurgitating what others before him have documented/5. George Young, certainly the most reliable authority on Cook’s early years, who published a Life inwent to Whitby as Vicar aboutand claims to have obtained much information about his subject “through intercourse with his relatives, friends, and acquaintances, including one or two surviving school companions,” and appears.

James Cook, (born OctoMarton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire, England—died FebruKealakekua Bay, Hawaii), British naval captain, navigator, and explorer who sailed the seaways and coasts of Canada (, –67) and conducted three expeditions to the Pacific Ocean (–71, –75, –79), ranging from the. The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson.

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Home» The Life of Captain James Cook, the Circumnavigator. together with other maps, some of which are Cook's work. At the commencement of the book is a letter from Cook to the compiler of the volume, congratulating him on the collection, and referring to the fact that some of the charts contain his work, but he does not lay claim.

It is a curious book that sails at a fair clip through Captain Cook's life. We'd seen some kind of exhibit about Cook in Whitby once when we were on holiday. Cook joined the royal navy in his late twenties after some years on colliers /5. Published on In which John Green teaches you about the life and death of one of history's great explorers, Captain James Cook of the British Navy.

He charted large swaths of the. He was born in Yorkshire but sailed the world and is famous today for his epic voyages to Australia, Hawaii and New Zealand.

He saw tattoos in Tahiti, he saved sailor from scurvy and he died at. An exciting story about a young boy, James Cook, leading-up to his life on the high seas as a famous circumnavigator.

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The Captain Cook Memorial at Kealakekua Bay Hawaii as it appeared in The inscription on the monument reads: "In memory of the great circumnavigator Captain James Cook, R.N.

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who discovered these islands on the 18th of January,and fell near this spot on the 14th of February, " whose hobby has been the life of Captain.A narrative of the life of Captain Cook principally focused on his voyages and discoveries, along with the difficulties and dangers to which he was exposed that ultimately displayed his mind and character.

p (p).The Captain James Cook's Monument on Easby Moor. (see also Whitby page 14) The inscription reads: "In memory of the celebrated circumnavigator Captain James Cook F.R.S.

A man of nautical knowledge inferior to none, in zeal prudence and energy, superior to most.