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FORSTER, Georg (1754-1794)

Cook, the discoverer

$145.00 AUD

Sydney : Hordern House, 2007. Australian Maritime Museum Series No 6. One of 1000 copies bound in quarter tan kangaroo with speckled papered sides. Small quarto, frontispiece plate, pp 276; includes an introductory essay by Nigel Erskine,  facsimile of the original German book, followed by an English translation; a fine copy.

The German naturalist and philosopher, Georg Forster, wrote his essay Cook the Discoverer as an introduction to his official account of Cook’s third voyage, published in 1787.