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Death of Captain Cook

And Other Writings by David Samwell

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Published by University of Wales Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Maritime history,
  • Other prose: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • British Isles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General,
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNicholas Thomas (Editor), Martin Fitzpatrick (Editor), Jenny Newell (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7777671M
    ISBN 100708320732
    ISBN 109780708320730


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