THE SHIP. RETRACING COOK’S ENDEAVOUR VOYAGE.

Baker, Simon.


£25.00




1st.ed., BBC, 2002. 224 pp., profusely illustrated (chiefly cold.). D.j., 28 x 20cm. FINE. The book of the BBC’s successful television programme of life aboard the replica ENDEAVOUR sailing in Cook’s wake between August and October 2001 with a volunteer crew. The voyage retraced the most perilous stretch of Cook’s original voyage from England to the Great Barrier Reef and served to examine the scientific, imperial, navigational and shipboard life aboard an 18th century man-of-war. This attractive book contains original drawings, maps and artworks plus spectacular new photographs.


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