Historical Account of the Circumnavigation of the Globe, and of the Progress of Discovery in the Pacific Ocean... .
London, Thomas Nelson, 1849. Hardcover. pp. 423.12mo,,Bound in original brown cloth with gilt ornamentation & titling,'The object of the present Work is to give a comprehensive History of the various Circumnavigations of the Globe, and to describe at the same time the Progress of Discovery in Polynesia' (from the Preface). Covers the period from Magellan to the death of Captain Cook. 1855 ink name and address on front free endpaper. All edges gilt. Ill.: engravings and facsimiles. Joints at top of spine sl. split, some wear to extremities, front hinge starting; else conts. clean, tight & good+ overall.
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Keywords: Captain Cook;Sandwich Islands;Nautical;Transit of Venus;Magellan;Polynesia;;;