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The Resource Journal of H.M. Bark Endeavour on the east coast of New Holland April - August 1770, James Cook ; transcribed by W. L. J. Wharton ; introduced by John Currey

Journal of H.M. Bark Endeavour on the east coast of New Holland April - August 1770, James Cook ; transcribed by W. L. J. Wharton ; introduced by John Currey

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Journal of H.M. Bark Endeavour on the east coast of New Holland April - August 1770
Title
Journal of H.M. Bark Endeavour on the east coast of New Holland April - August 1770
Statement of responsibility
James Cook ; transcribed by W. L. J. Wharton ; introduced by John Currey
Title variation
The Endeavour in New Holland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Encounter with Aboriginal people at Botany Bay; mention of canoes, huts, spears, spear attack on Banks and Cook; gifts of beads; cooking of mussels on fires; description of 4-pronged spears pointed with fish bonesp. 20 physical characteristics ;body paint; diet; p. 58 meeting with Aboriginal people Endeavour River; canoes, fishing, physical characteristics; body paint; 7 Aboriginal people staying with Cook's party for a morning; p. 60 Necklaces; Aboriginal people becoming more familiar and enter the ship; seek turtles caught by explorers; Aboriginal people set fire to grass around explorers belongings on shore; Cook's party seize spears; attempts at conversation; p. 84 Sighting of Torres Strait Islander people; mention of breast plates of pearl oyster shell; bows and arrows
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Banks Society publications
Label
Journal of H.M. Bark Endeavour on the east coast of New Holland April - August 1770, James Cook ; transcribed by W. L. J. Wharton ; introduced by John Currey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Text reproduced from the 1893 edition
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Control code
000040268139
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
87 p.
Isbn
9780949586278
Other physical details
ill., folded maps
Label
Journal of H.M. Bark Endeavour on the east coast of New Holland April - August 1770, James Cook ; transcribed by W. L. J. Wharton ; introduced by John Currey
Publication
Note
  • Text reproduced from the 1893 edition
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Control code
000040268139
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
87 p.
Isbn
9780949586278
Other physical details
ill., folded maps

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