An account of the voyages...

Title: 
An account of the voyages...
Author: 
John Hawkesworth

John Hawkesworth, An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere : and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour : drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, esq; 1773, volume 1 of 3.

John Hawkesworth was commissioned by the Admiralty to edit Captain James Cook's papers of his first voyage.  Along with the narrative this volume contains etchings of ship routes along with scenes of places and people visited.

Ex Libris: 
Harvey Cushing
Cost for Adoption: 
$6 500