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The life of Captain James Cook

By: Beaglehole, J. C

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, A. and C. Black: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431H1289

ISBN: 0713613823

Condition: Fine


0713613823 xii, 760 pages. Fifty-one illustrations (four in colour). Five maps. Bibliography. Index. "A deeply revealing study of the growth of a complex character, stubborn and passionate yet patient and judicious, seen in his actions as an unrivalled navigator and explorer and as a commander of men." - from dust jacket. Previous to this work the author spent many years editing Cook's copious journals, a monument of scholarship in four massive volumes. Book clean, bright, tight and unmarked with negligible wear. Light wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart... View more info