The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific, as Told by Selections of His Own Journals, 1768-1779Book - 1971
"No man ever did more to alter and correct the map of the earth," writes Percy Adams in his new introduction, than James Cook, the Scotch-born British naval commander who rose from humble beginnings to pilot three great eighteenth-century voyages of discovery in the then practically unchartered Pacific.
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications 
Branch Call Number: 910.9 COOK
Characteristics: xix, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm