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A human sacrifice in a morai in Otaheite.

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Title
A human sacrifice in a morai in Otaheite.
Names
Cook, James (1728-1779) (Author)
Woollett, William (1735-1785) (Engraver)
Collection

voyage to the Pacific ocean. Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern hemisphere, to determine the position and extent of the west side of North America; its distance from Asia; and the practicability of a northern passage to Europe. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1784
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by W. and A. Strahan, for G. Nicol, & T. Cadell
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KF+ 1784 (Cook, J. Voyage to the Pacific Ocean) Text and atlas c.3
Topics
Voyages around the world
Human sacrifice
Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island)
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content: The plates, including maps and charts, are numbered 1-87, 64 of which, marked * in the list of plates, are bound separately.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13034169
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3145ba00-c604-012f-b1ea-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1779: Creator Died
  • 1784: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "A human sacrifice in a morai in Otaheite." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1784. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90542ead-44f5-04d9-e040-e00a18063f0c

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APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1784). A human sacrifice in a morai in Otaheite. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90542ead-44f5-04d9-e040-e00a18063f0c

Wikipedia Citation

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A human sacrifice in a morai in Otaheite.