A voyage to the Pacific Ocean : undertaken by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine the posiiton and extent of the west side of North America; its distance from Asia; and the practicability of a northern passage to Europe. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in his Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780

Author: Cook, James, 1728-1779.
King, James, 1750-1784.
Responsibility: by Captain James Cook and Captain James King
Place: Dublin
Publisher: Printed for H. Chamberlaine, W. Watson, Potts, Williams, Cross, Jackson, Moncrieffe, Walker, Jenkin, Burnet, Wilson, Wogan, Exshaw, Vallance, Beatty, White, Whitestone, Burton, Byrne, Mills, J.Porter, Stewart, Wallace, Higly, Cash, Herey and McKenzie
Date Published: 1784
Description: 3 v. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Provenance: York Gate Library
Call Number: rgsp 910.45 C771
Subject: Cook, James, 1728-1779--Travel--Pacific Area
King, James, 1750-1784--Travel--Pacific Area
Clerke, Charles, 1741-1779--Travel--Pacific Area
Resolution (Ship)--Early works to 1800
Discovery (Ship : Launched 1789)--Early works to 1800
Voyages around the world--Early works to 1800
Explorers--Pacific Area--Biography--Early works to 1800
Explorers, British--Biography--Early works to 1800
Ship captains--Great Britain--Biography--Early works to 1800
Pacific Area--Discovery and exploration--British--Early works to 1800
Oceania--Discovery and exploration--British--Early works to 1800
Australiana: Australiana
Notes: Provenance: York Gate Library. "Vol. 1 and 2 written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S., Vol. 3 by Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.S." "Illustrated with maps and charts, from the original drawings made by Lieut. Henry Roberts, under the direction of Captain Cook." "Published by Order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty." With an accompanying vol. of plates (plates have been bound as another separate volume). Spine title: Collection of voyages. Vols. 1-3: Cook's Pacific Ocean. Vol. 4: Cook's plates.

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