1789 Life & Voyages of Captain James Cook Australia New Zealand Hawaii Kippis

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“Remember, the greater the opportunity, the fewer are those who see it.”

 – James Cook

 

James Cook was an 18th-century British explorer known for this three major world voyages. The third Pacific voyage, which began in 1776, took Cook and his crew around New Zealand and Hawaii. On this trip, Cook became well acquainted with the King of Hawaii, Kalani-opu’u. After spending time in the South Pacific, Cook also took his ship northward to the Aleutian Islands reaching to the Arctic Circle. Cook eventually died upon his return to Hawaii, after angering the King of Hawaii.

 

This 1789 French edition of ‘Life of Captain Cook’ was translted out of Kippis’s original English by Castera. According to Cox,

“This work contains an admirable precis of the three voyages, with valuable information from the original sources. It introduces most of Samwell’s Narrative of Captain Cook’s Death, and also gives accounts of the various tributes to Cook’s memory, it also includes the biographies of Green the astronomer, Ledyard, the American Seaman, and Captain Clerke; as well as a notice of the various medals which were struck.”

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1789 Life & Voyages of Captain James Cook Australia New Zealand Hawaii Kippis

 

“Remember, the greater the opportunity, the fewer are those who see it.”

 – James Cook

 

James Cook was an 18th-century British explorer known for this three major world voyages. The third Pacific voyage, which began in 1776, took Cook and his crew around New Zealand and Hawaii. On this trip, Cook became well acquainted with the King of Hawaii, Kalani-opu’u. After spending time in the South Pacific, Cook also took his ship northward to the Aleutian Islands reaching to the Arctic Circle. Cook eventually died upon his return to Hawaii, after angering the King of Hawaii.

 

This 1789 French edition of ‘Life of Captain Cook’ was translted out of Kippis’s original English by Castera. According to Cox,

“This work contains an admirable precis of the three voyages, with valuable information from the original sources. It introduces most of Samwell’s Narrative of Captain Cook’s Death, and also gives accounts of the various tributes to Cook’s memory, it also includes the biographies of Green the astronomer, Ledyard, the American Seaman, and Captain Clerke; as well as a notice of the various medals which were struck.”

 

Item number: #4199

Price: $499

 

KIPPIS, Andrew

 

Vie du capitaine Cook

 

A Paris : Hôtel de Thou ., 1789.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • 1 – [4], xl, 387, [1]
    • 2 – [1 blank], [4], 419, [1]
  • References: Sabin 37955; Cox, 64;
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5.25in (20.5cm x 13.5cm)

 

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4199

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

KIPPIS, Andrew

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete