British Library, 1st.ed., 1976. 32 (text) pp., cold. port. frontis., 1 other cold. plate + 24 b&w plates. D.j., 22 x 14cm. FINE. Captain Cook was as much a legend in his own time as he is today, undoubtedly one of the greatest maritime explorers of any age. This book contains the address delivered by the author before the Hakluyt Society at the University of London in 1968, forming part of the bicentenary exercises commemorating the sailing of Cook's first circumnavigation in 1768, drawing a broad picture of Cook the man. Illustrated with 26 plates.