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Title: The Death of Captain Cook.
Description: London Gerald Duckworth, 1978. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, map, minor edgewear jacket (flap clipped), cover corners lightly bumped, bookplates, edges & pages lightly toned. 103 pp. About the last two fatal days -13th and 14th February 1779 - of Captain Cook's life. The author has analysed afresh all the contemporary eyewitness accounts and has studied the terrain in Hawaii himself. He presents the story in a new light, examining step-by-step the incidents that followed Cook's decision, made in a fit of temper, to use force against the islanders and seize the Hawaiian king as hostage. ISBN: 0715609564.

Keywords: biography, maritime, nautical, exploration, pacific, britain 0715609564

Price: AUD 15.00 = appr. US$ 10.38 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 27024

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