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1331: Anson's Voyage to the South Seas 1745

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Lot 1331 Details

Title: A True and Impartial Journal of a Voyage To The South-Seas, and Round the Globe, In His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, Under the Command of Commodore George Anson
Author: Thomas, Pascoe
Description: [xvi], 347, 39 pp. (8vo) 7¾x4¾, period calf with modern rebacking. First Edition."Pascoe Thomas kept a full and faithful daily journal of the incidents of this important four-year voyage. Included are a very interesting list of subscribers names and an appendix giving an account of the treasure taken from the Nuestra Signora del Buono Carmella. This account of the voyage preceded the publication of the official account of Lord Anson's voyage by three years." (Hill p. 291).
Heading: zzcPlace Published: London
Publisher: S. Birt, J. newbery and J. Collyer
Date Published: 1745
Edges worn; browning and foxing throughout, stain to several pages, a few leaves with short marginal tears; else good.
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1331: Anson's Voyage to the South Seas 1745

Estimate $700 - $1,000Jul 24, 2008
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