An Account of a Voyage towards the South Pole, and round the World, performed in his Majesty’s ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5: Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution.
I. From our departure from England to leaving the Society Isles the
I. Passage from Deptford to the Cape of Good Hope, with an Account of
several Incidents that happened by the Way, and Transactions there.
II. Departure from the
Cape of Good Hope, in search of a Southern
III. Sequel of the Search for a Southern Continent, between the Meridian of the Cape of Good Hope and New Zealand; with an Account of the Separation of the two Ships, and the Arrival of the Resolution in Dusky Bay.
IV. Transactions in Dusky
Bay, with an Account of several Interviews
with the Inhabitants.
V. Directions for sailing
in and out of Dusky Bay, with an Account of
the adjacent Country, its Produce, and Inhabitants: Astronomical and
VI. Passage from Dusky
Bay to Queen Charlotte’s Sound, with an Account
of some Water Spouts, and of our joining the Adventure.
VII. Captain Furneaux’s
Narrative, from the Time the two Ships were
separated, to their joining again in Queen Charlotte’s Sound, with
some Account of Van Diemen’s Land.
VIII. Transactions in
Queen Charlotte’s Sound, with some Remarks on
IX. Route from New Zealand
to Otaheite, with an Account of some low
Islands, supposed to be the same that were seen by M. de Bougainville.
X. Arrival of the Ships at
Otaheite, with an Account of the critical
Situation they were in, and of several Incidents that happened while
they lay in Oaiti-piha Bay.
XI. An Account of several
Visits to and from Otoo; of Goats being left
on the Island; and many other Particulars which happened while the
Ships lay in Matavai Bay.
XII. An Account of the
Reception we met with at Huaheine, with the
Incidents that happened while the Ships lay there; and of Omai, one of
the Natives, coming away in the Adventure,
XIII. Arrival at, and
Departure of the Ships from, Ulietea: With an
Account of what happened there, and of Oedidee, one of the Natives,
coming away in the Resolution.
XIV. An Account of a
Spanish Ship visiting Otaheite; the present State
of the Islands; with some Observations on the Diseases and Customs of
the Inhabitants; and some Mistakes concerning the Women corrected.
Chap. II. From our Departure from the Society Isles, to our Return to and leaving them the second Time.