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The Journals of Captain Cook: [Prepared from the Original Manuscripts by J.C.Beaglehole]

Biography / Memoir

By: James Cook and Philip Edwards

688 pages, Illus

Penguin Books

Paperback | Jul 2012 | #152266 | ISBN-13: 9780140436471
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Prepared for the Hakluyt Society, 1955-1967. Abridged edition.


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Biography

Captain James Cook (1728-79) was born in Yorkshire and after an apprenticeship at a shipowners, joined the navy in 1755. Philip Edwards (now retired) has been a professor of English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin, and the universities of Liverpool and Essex. He has written widely on Shakespeare and on the literature of voyages.

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