New Zealander Professor John Cawte Beaglehole is the doyen of Cook scholars best know for his editing of Cook's complete journals published in 4 volumes by the Haklyut Society. This book is a deeply revealing study of the growth of a complex character, stubborn and passionate yet patient and judicious, seen in his actions as an unrivalled navigator, explorer and commander of men. Sunning to jacket at spine.
A & C Black Ltd. London, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 760 pages. SECONDHAND