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New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. Octavo, dustwrapper, colour and black and white illustrations, maps. Foremost among the great explorers of the eighteenth century was navigator and cartographer Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy. In this authentic, engrossing biography, McLynn reveals how Cook's life was one of both.....
London: Allen Lane, (2003. first edition). Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. In this masterful account of Cook's voyages, Anne Salmond, a pre-eminent authority on the history of the South Seas, re-imagines two worlds that collided in the eighteenth century, and the enduring impact of that collision.