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Description - The Journals of Captain Cook by James Cook

This is a substantial selection from the "Journals" of Captain Cook's voyages, drawn from the four-volume Beaglehole edition. It represents not only Cook's own accounts of his various voyages, but those of his companions, notably the naturalist, Joseph Banks.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140436471
ISBN-10: 0140436472
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 29mm)
Pages: 688
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Cook

Captain James Cook (1728-79) was born in Yorkshire and after an apprenticeship at a shipowners, joined the navy in 1755. Philip Edwards (now retired) has been a professor of English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin, and the universities of Liverpool and Essex. He has written widely on Shakespeare and on the literature of voyages.