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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 by  Nathaniel PORTLOCK - 1789 - from Argosy Book Store and Biblio.com

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

by PORTLOCK, Nathaniel

Condition: very good


London: Stockdale, 1789. hardcover. very good. 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. 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.




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