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Author Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773.
Title An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour : drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq. / by John Hawkesworth, L.L.D. To which is added A voyage to the North Pole, by Commodore Phipps.
Publication Info. Dublin : Printed for James Williams, 1775.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3932 A2  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H3932 A2  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Description 2 v. : ill., maps (some folded) ; 21 cm. (8°)
Note "In two volumes".
"A voyage towards the north pole: undertaken by His Majesty's command, 1773. By Constantine John Phipps", has special t.p. and separate paging (iv, 5-49 p. at end of v. 2).
NYSL copy pagination, v. 1: [4], xxviii, [3], 4-489, [1] p. (last p. blank); v. 2: [10], 539, [1], 49, [1] (last p. and p. [540] blank) ZNS
Indexed In: ESTC T2894
Sabin 30938
Local Note Library copy imperfect, lacking t.p. and 2 p. in v. 1; v. 2, t.p. mutilated, torn; several plates wanting; map, 2 plates mutilated. Marginalia, autographs, marking in various hands. Listed in 1793 catalogue, no. 472. Borrowed twice by John Jay. First, on September 3, 1790 (v. 1) and returned on September 6, 1790; vol. 2 borrowed on the same date and returned on September 16, 1790; borrowed again on October 17, 1791 (v. 1), returned on October 20, 1791; v. 2 borrowed on October 26, 1791 and returned on October 27, 1791. Also borrowed by Elizabeth De Peyster (v. 1 only): July 19th, 1790, returned on August 4th. Listed in library's 1789 catalogue, p. 40; annotated "Bot [sic] by B. Livingston '89".
Subject Voyages around the world.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.
Northeast Passage -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Arctic regions -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
North Pole -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Endeavour (Ship)
Swallow (Ship : 1773)
Dolphin (Ship : 1773)
Added Author Byron, John, 1723-1786.
Carteret, Philip, d. 1796.
Cook, James, 1728-1779.
Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820.
Wallis, Samuel, 1728-1795.
Mulgrave, Constantine John Phipps Baron, 1744-1792. Voyage to the North Pole.
Williams, James, d. 1786, bookseller.
Livingston, Brockholst, 1757-1823, donor.
Jay, John, 1745-1829, reader. ZNS
De Peyster, Elizabeth, 1765-1804, reader.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1789. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)
Added Title Account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty. 1775
Voyage to the North Pole
Voyage towards the North Pole.