By: HOUGH, Richard COOK, James, Captain)
Macmillan, London, 1979, ISBN:0333234774:
Seller ID: 109108
HOUGH, Richard. The Murder of Captain James Cook. London : Macmillan, (1979). First British Edition. Pp (6),-271,(1), + 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. "By the time Captain James Cook set out on his last great voyage of discovery to the Pacific he was already recognised as the greatest navigator and maritime explorer of his time. Had he returned alive from his last expedition evengreater honours must have been his. Even now, In the historical perspectiv e of maritime exploration, Cook’s achievements are seen as spectacula... View More...