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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Oceania,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel.,
  • Voyages around the world.,
  • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMartin Dugard.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG420.C65 D84 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3942265M
ISBN 100743400682
LC Control Number2001021375

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