Captain Cook his life, voyages and discoveries

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Published by The Religious Tract Society in London .

Written in English

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  • Cook, James, -- 1728-1779.,
  • Missions -- Oceania.,
  • Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby William H.G. Kingston.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 19030
The Physical Object
Pagination5 microfiches (202 fr.)
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19028960M
ISBN 100665190301

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