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Ellis, William
AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE PERFORMED BY CAPTAIN COOK AND CAPTAIN CLERKE... IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE. LONDON: G. ROBINSON, 1783
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Ellis, William
AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE PERFORMED BY CAPTAIN COOK AND CAPTAIN CLERKE... IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE. LONDON: G. ROBINSON, 1783
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1,8002,500
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Ellis, William
AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE PERFORMED BY CAPTAIN COOK AND CAPTAIN CLERKE... IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE. LONDON: G. ROBINSON, 1783
Second edition, 8vo (208 x 128mm.), half-titles, folding map, 21 engraved plates, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 4 plates, contemporary full speckled calf, red and green morocco labels, pen notes, minor browning, a few minor tears, repair to plate '..Huaheine', bindings slightly worn
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Provenance

Elizabeth Shelly, 1817, signature on paper slip on half-title in vol.1 and signature on title of vol.2

Literature

Forbes 49; Hill 556

Catalogue Note

Ellis served as surgeon's mate on Cook's third voyage. This work contains the earliest published account of Cook's death, and preceded the official account by two years.

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