A Voyage Of Discovery To the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World

by Vancouver, George

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London: Printed for G.G. & J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798. Four volumes including atlas volume of plates and maps. Quarto text volumes: [8],xxix,[8],432; [10],504; [10],505,[3]pp., plus eighteen plates. Folio atlas: Ten folding engraved charts, six engraved plates of coastal profiles. Text volumes: Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, expertly rebacked to style with richly gilt spines, leather labels. Internally very… Read more
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A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and round the World..

by Vancouver, George

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London: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, and J. Edwards, 1798. First edition. Three quarto volumes (11 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches; 299 x 239 mm) plus folio atlas volume (22 x 16 3/4 inches; 560 x 430 mm), collating: [8], xxix, [1, blank], [2, ads], [4, contents], [2, list of plates], 432; [10], 504; [10], 505, [3, errata]… Read more
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London: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, and J. Edwards, 1798. Three vols., 4to, [8] xxix [8] 432; [10] 504; [10] 505 [3, errata] pages, 17 engraved plates, engraved map. New half calf, marbled boards, gilt-stamped backstrips with red and green labels. [with] [Atlas] 16 engraved charts and profiles (10 folding), bound to match. Occasional foxing and offsetting from… Read more
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by VANCOUVER, George [1757-1798]

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London: Printed For John Stockdale, 1801. Second (First Octavo) Edition, of the official account of “the most important [voyage] ever made in the interests of geographical knowledge.” (Hill) Vancouver set sail for Nootka Sound on the first of April, 1791, charged by the British government with three tasks: firstly, to take formal possession, according to the terms of the… Read more
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London: Printed for G.G. And J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; In which the coast of North-West America has been carefully Examined and accurately Surveyed. Undertaken By His Majesty's Command, Principally with a view to Ascertain the Existence… Read more
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Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World

by George Vancouver

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Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World. Performed in the Years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795, in the Discovery Sloop of War, and Armed Tender Chatham VANCOUVER, George (1757-1798) "Of All Modern Exploring Voyages to the Pacific those of Cook, La Perouse and Vancouver were the Most Important" (Howes) "Vancouver, who had served on Cook's third voyage,… Read more
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London: John Stockdale, 1801. In a sharp contemporary binding A handsome set of the first octavo edition, first published in quarto in 1798. "This voyage became one of the most important ever made in the interests of geographical knowledge" (Hill); "This is one of the most important voyages for the history and cartography of the northwest coast [of… Read more
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Captain George Vancouver explored and charted North America's northwestern Pacific Coast regions, including the coasts of what are now the American states of Alaska, Washington, and Oregon, as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia. 6 Volumes. 28+[33]-410 pages with 2 folding copper-engraved charts and one foldout plate; [2]+418 pages with four folding plates, lacking the plates which should… Read more
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