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Captain James Cook--after two hundred years

R. A. Skelton

Captain James Cook--after two hundred years

a commemorative address delivered before the Hakluyt Society

by R. A. Skelton

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Published by British Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cook, James, 1728-1779.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 31-32.

    Statementby R. A. Skelton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG246.C7 S55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5157837M
    ISBN 100714102865
    LC Control Number74436479

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