Capt. James Cook, navigator the achievements of Captain James Cook as a seaman, navigator and surveyor

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Published by Published by the National Maritime Museum, in association with Campbell Publishing in London .

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  • Cook, James, -- 1728-1779.,
  • Navigation -- History -- Exhibitions.

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Statementedited by David Cordingly.
ContributionsCordingly, David., National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVK140.C66 C35 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
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Open LibraryOL20373272M
ISBN 100948065095, 0958799407

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