A Voyage Round The World, In the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.
Place Published: London
Publisher: Woodfall, Bowyer, Straham, et al.
Date Published: 1769
Description: Compiled from his Papers and Materials by Richard Walter. Illustrated with 3 large folding maps, including one showing California as an island. , 536 pages. Thick 8vo, rebound in recent 1/2 brown morocco (lightly worn, with one small chip at head; maps lightly foxed and with neat repairs on rear of several folds). London: Printed for H. Woodfall, W. Bowyer, W. Strahan, J. Rivington, et al. Fourteenth edition. A very good copy.
Comments: A tight copy with clean text and plates. During the voyage, Anson captured a Spanish galleon with a cargo worth 500,000 pounds and sacked Paita, Mexico. Later in life, he became admiral of the British Fleet.Edition: Reprint
Condition: very good
Book ID: 243331