John Rickman. JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN COOK'S LAST VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN

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John Rickman. JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN COOK'S LAST VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN

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Rickman, John. JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN COOK'S LAST VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. NP: Readex Microprint, 1966. 396 pp., simulated green leather. A reprint of the edition of 1781, a journal of the voyage written not by Cook, but by John. JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN COOK'S LAST VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEANone of the lieutenants on Cook's accompanying ship, the Discovery. This volume adds much new information about the voyage, including the first assertion that Russian and Alaska were not connected, but separated by a strait, and that Alaska was not an island as had been previously supposed.A clean, near fine copy.

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