A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean; Undertaken by Command of his Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: Performed Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore of 4; Volume 2

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean; Undertaken by Command of his Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: Performed Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore of 4; Volume 2

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.
Rich in titles on English life and social history, this collection spans the world as it was known to eighteenth-century historians and explorers. Titles include a wealth of travel accounts and diaries, histories of nations from throughout the world, and maps and charts of a world that was still being discovered. Students of the War of American Independence will find fascinating accounts from the British side of conflict.
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British Library

T145011

With half-titles to vols. 2-4. Published in 24 parts.

London: printed for John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy, 1784. 4v., plates: port.; 8�

Book information

ISBN: 9781385716311
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Imprint: Gale Ecco, Print Editions
Pub date:
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 689g
Height: 234mm
Width: 156mm
Spine width: 21mm