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    George Anson. [Bound Set of Engraved Plates From A Voyage round the World. In the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV]... Forty-two engraved plates.

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    George Anson. Bound Set of Engraved Plates From A Voyage round the World. In the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson Esq; Commander in Chief of a squadron of His Majesty's Ships, sent upon an expedition to the South-Seas. Compiled from papers and other materials of the Right Honourable George Lord Anson, and published under his direction, by Richard Walter, M.A. Chaplain of His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, in that expedition. London: Printed for the Author; by John and Paul Knapton, 1748. Quarto. Forty-two numbered engraved double-page or folding plates. Contemporary quarter-vellum and paper over boards. Boards soiled and worn at the corners. Plates with some toning at the edges with occasional foxing, else internally very good.

    Cox I, p. 49. Hill I, pp. 317-318. National Maritime Museum I, 109. Sabin 1625.



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