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Carr 1983Pacific Images, Views from Captain Cook's Third Voyage
By Eleanor Nordyke, published by Hawaiian Historical Society in 1999 (ISBN 0-945048-04-1).
The book reproduces all 61 engraved plates, made from John Webber's drawings, and three maps, published in the rare folio atlas accompanying the official report, A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1784). Also included is the engraving of Cook's death added to the 1785 second edition of the atlas. The pictures are linked with their appropriate entries from the original text of the journals kept by Cook and his officers. Eleanor has added an introduction and biographical sketches of artist John Webber and the 25 engravers who rendered his drawings.
Originally published in Cook's Log, page 1682, volume 22, number 4 (1999).

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