A Voyage Round The World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte.

PORTLOCK, Nathaniel.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Stockdale
Date Published: 1789

Description: 20 plates, including 5 folding maps; (several torn or repaired). xii, 384, xlpp. 4to, 1/2 morocco; (rubbed, p. xi torn in gutter, ex-lib). London: for John Stockdale..., 1789. Very good.

Comments: Voyage undertaken for the improvement of the fur trade between the west coast of America and China, under the command of Portlock, who had accompanied Captain Cook on his last voyage. This voyage included visits to the Falklands, Sandwich Islands, Prince William Sound before proceeding to China. Lowndes 1930. DNB 16, 198. Sabin 64389. Howes P- 496.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 78696

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Howdy and Happy Fourth of July. Just want to let you know that the Dick Grace book came. A nice copy, as promised. Grace was quite a fellow: the only person I ever heard of who crashed planes for a living and died of old age. I was in The Argosy once, years ago, 1997 or so. Hope to get in again one of these days, but NYC is a long way from here. Thanks again for helping me out with this. Best - Bob H.
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