5 edition of The voyages of Captain James Cook round the world found in the catalog.
The voyages of Captain James Cook round the world
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The Dolphin kept a little south of the usual route, fell in with some of the Paumotu Group, and finally discovered Tahiti, where she anchored at Royal Bay, after grounding on a reef at its entrance, with her people, as usual, decimated by scurvy. This was not without good reason, as the whole training of the Master of those days was unfavourable to success in command of ships or men. While at the Friendly Islands Cook heard of the Fiji Group, and saw some of the natives, who had come over in a canoe. This witnesses to the confidence and enthusiasm that Cook inspired amongst those under him. He puts it down to the greater trouble he had taken to make all his men use wild celery and other herbs in New Zealand, and no doubt this had its effect; but one cannot but suspect that the constant care on his part to keep the ship clean and sweet below had much to do with it.
Cook used a "method I never once knew to fail with seamen. When he set out inmore than one-third of the globe was unmapped. At last, in the longitude of Tasmania, Cook hauled to the northward, and headed for New Zealand, where, after sailing over eleven thousand miles since leaving the Cape without once sighting land, he anchored in Dusky Bay on March 26th,with the Resolution only, the Adventure having parted company in thick weather on February 9th. Cook, having secured his direct passage to Batavia, and having still a little provision left, was anxious to do still more in the way of discovery, and stood over to the little-known New Guinea shore. Pigs were left here, according to Cook's usual custom. He was the first to survey New Zealand where he spent six months.
They spent some time, as ordered, in exploring the Falkland Islands, and, after a two months' passage through Magellan Strait, they stood across the Pacific. All these were foreign to the sailors of the time, and extraordinary it is that it was a man born in the lower rank of life, and brought up in a collier, who had the sense to perceive that in these lay the surest preventatives against this paralysing scourge. He was further to look for any passage north of North America to the Atlantic, and to make such other explorations as might seem fit to him. Oblong folios are produced the same way but bound at the short edge, producing a book typically more than 14 inches deep.
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Their communication with the natives must, however, have been limited, as they remained too short a time to learn the language, and we gather little of the manners and customs from the account of the voyage.
It says much for his humane treatment of natives.
The voyage lasted from toand upon Cook's return to London, his journaled accounts of the expedition made him a celebrity. While at the Friendly Islands Cook heard of the Fiji Group, and The voyages of Captain James Cook round the world book some of the natives, who had come over in a canoe.
Cook calculated that Van Diemen's Land ought to lie due south of their position, but having found the coastline trending to the south-west, recorded his doubt that this landmass was connected to it. He explored the whole of the eastern side of this large island, which is three hundred miles in length, anchoring in one harbour inside the reefs which border it, and making friends with the natives.
Portrait frontispiece and 63 plates and charts several folding or double-page. The voyages of Captain James Cook round the world book Cook, during the Years3, 4, and 5. Foxing Light brown spots that naturally appear on some papers due to oxidation as they age.
With all his power of communicating his enthusiasm to others, it may be doubted if they shared his pleasure at finding that the search in these inclement regions need not be curtailed from lack of this necessary. Bulls and cows and other animals were presented to the king.
It was in this harbour, at a place Phillip named Sydney Covethat the settlement of Sydney was established. Abel Tasman, incoming across the Indian Ocean from the westward, had touched at Tasmania, or, as he called it, Van Diemen's Land, had skirted the western coast of the north island of New Zealand without landing, and had stretched away to the north-east, and found the Tonga Group.
The scienfific results were lost to us, or were not published or were properly noted at the time. Unopened When the folds of the sheets of paper making up the text block have not been trimmed away or opened with a paper-knife.
He first searched for, and visited, Davis' discovery of Easter Island, where he examined and described the wonderful colossal, though rude, statues there found.
These were finally left on October 7th for New Zealand, which was made on the 21st, and from this day to November 2nd the time was spent in fruitless endeavours to get into Cook's Strait.
Missing all other islands, he fell across the Santa Cruz Group, and hoping that he had found what he wanted, he anchored and tried to water. Updated: 30 November Widespread criticism in the press made its publication a personal disaster for Hawkesworth and was believed to have hastened his death.
Precautions against the terrible scourge, scurvy, had not been forgotten.Buy The The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World by James Cook () from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore.Voyages round the world / by James Cook ; edited with notes, etc.
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