A Voyage Towards the South Pole (...) by James COOK

Author / Institution
Cook, James (1728-1779)
Furneaux, Tobias (1735-1781)
Hodges, William (1744-1797)
London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand
This volume is one of the three tomes of James Cook's famous trips around the world preserved at the Library. Published in 1784, this second volume was enriched with engravings displaying maps, landscapes and encounters with the indigenous populations.
Full title of the volume: A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, In the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution; In Which is Included, Captain Furneaux's Narrative of his Proceedings in the Adventure During the Separation of the Ships. In two volumes. Illustrated with Maps and Charts, and a Variety of Portraits of Persons and Views of Places, Drawn During the Voyage by Mr. Hodges, and Engraved by the Most Eminent Masters.
Collection / Fonds
Remarkable Items > Diplomacy - Rare Books and Items (17th-20th c.)
Document type
Printed document
Digitization date
Original Library
The Graduate Institute, Geneva - The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library