James Cook (1728-1779) was Britain's greatest mariner and navigator. He discovered Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and New Caldedonia. Rediscovered Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) where he was killed. Charted North American coast from Oregon up to Bering Straight. Also charted Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and St Lawrence River. On his 3 year voyage of discovery, 1772 -1775, he lost only one man.
Measures 4-1/2 x 5 x 8-1/2 inches.
Very good to excellent condition. No chips, cracks, dings or repairs.
Full Royal Doulton backstamp on bottom with model number and name.
Copyright 1979. Made in England.
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