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Cook's Endeavour journal : the inside story / National Library of Australia.

Cook's Endeavour journal : the inside story / National Library of Australia.
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ISBN 9780642276506 (pbk.)
Title Cook's Endeavour journal : the inside story / National Library of Australia.
Other title Endeavour journal
Publisher &/or associated date/s Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2008.
Description 194 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), charts, coat of arms, facsimiles, maps, plans, portraits ; 19 cm.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 180-181.
Contents A note about the journal, transcript, time and dates -- Journey of a journal -- The excuse, the quest, the man -- 'Hoisted the pendant, and took charge of the ship' : Cook's journal entry : 27 May-7 August 1768 -- 'A boat fill'd with soldiers kept rowing about the ship' : Cook's journal entry : 14 November 1768 -- 'By accident or design' : Cook's journal entry : 26 March 1769 -- 'Tempers and disposissions' : Cook's journal entry : 13 April 1769 -- 'Cultivate a friendship with the Natives' : Cook's journal entry : 13 April 1769 -- 'The passage of the planet Venus over the suns disk' : Cook's journal entry : 3 June 1769 -- 'Inlaying the colour of black' : Cook's journal entry : 13 July 1769 -- 'We have now circumnavigated the whole of this country' : Cook's journal entry : 26-27 March 1770 -- 'Certain signs of the nearness of land' : Cook's journal entry : 18 April 1770 -- 'At 6 saw land extending from NE to West' : Cook's journal entry : 19 April 1770 -- 'Discover'd a bay which appeard to be tollerably well shelterd' : Cook's journal entry : 28-29 April 1770 -- 'Capacious safe and commodious' : Cook's journal entry : 6 May 1770 -- 'The ship struck and stuck fast' : Cook's journal entry : 11-13 June 1770 -- 'At 9 oclock the carpenters went to work' : Cook's journal entry : 22-23 June 1770 -- 'I now once more hoisted English coulers' : Cook's journal entry : 22 August 1770 -- 'A short vocabulary of a few words in the New-Holland language' : Cook's journal entry : 23 August 1770 -- 'By this time we were so weake[n]d by sickness' : Cook's journal entry : 9 November 1770 -- 'Soon after I landed in order to repair to London' : Cook's journal entry : 12-13 Juty 1771 ; Postscript.
Summary "Cook's Endeavour Journal: the inside story, illuminates one of the world's most famous expeditions, the circumnavigation of the globe by Lieutenant James Cook aboard HMB Endeavour. It is a timeless story of courageous exploration - the charting of New Zealand and Australia's eastern seboard - and of high adventure..."--Cover.
Subjects Cook, James, -- 1728-1779
Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Diaries
Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Travel
Endeavour (Ship)
Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800
Voyages around the world -- History -- 18th century
Voyages around the world -- 18th century
Discoveries in geography -- British -- History
Australia -- Discovery and exploration
New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration
Other Authors &/or Associated Persons Cook, James, 1728-1779 (author)
Other Corporate Bodies National Library of Australia
Related title Endeavour journal
Series National Library of Australia collection highlights
Call number 2018.542
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A00939439 2018.542
General Collection   . Available to Museum Staff .  
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