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South Seas.- Byron (Capt. George Anson, Lord) Voyage of

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South Seas.- Byron (Capt. George Anson, Lord) Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands in the Years 1824-1825, first edition, folding aquatint frontispiece of the Great Volcano of Peli, folding engraved map, 13 plates including plan, 3 engraved portraits, 8 fine aquatint views after Robert Dampier and wood-engraving, crease to frontispiece from previous fold, foxing, mostly to margins but sometimes heavier, tear to final 3 leaves repaired, modern morocco-backed boards, [Abbey, Travel 597; Hill 231; Sabin 100816], 4to, 1826.

⁂ Account of the state visit of Kamehameha II of Hawaii and his queen, Kamamalu, to Britain in 1824 where they succumbed to measles and died, and the subsequent repatriation of their bodies to Hawaii by the British Government.
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South Seas.- Byron (Capt. George Anson, Lord) Voyage of

Estimate £600 - £800Jul 16, 2020
Starting Price £380
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