A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world,
undertaken and performed by royal authority. Containing an authentic, entertaining, full, and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third, and last voyages, undertaken by order of His present Majesty, for making discoveries in geography, navigation, astronomy, &c. in the southern and northern hemispheres ... To which will be added, genuine narratives of other voyages of discovery round the world, &c. undertaken, performed, and written by English circum-navigators ...
The whole of these voyages of Capt. Cook &c. now publishing under the immediate direction of George William Anderson, assisted by a principal officer who sailed in the Resolution sloop, and by many other gentlemen of the most distinguished naval abilities.
|Main Creator:||Anderson, George William.|
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London, A. Hogg [1784?]
Engraved frontispiece dated: Septr. 11, 1781.
Published in 80 weekly parts.
Includes accounts of the voyages of Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Lord Mulgrave, Lord Anson, and Sir Francis Drake: p. -398.
"A list of subscribers": p.[657-660]
Physical description: iv,655, p. charts,maps,plates,port. 41 cm.
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|J 91041||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Joly|