An historical account of all the voyages round the world, performed by English navigators; including those lately undertaken by order of His present Majesty. The whole faithfully extracted from the journals of the voyagers. Drake, undertaken in 1577-80; Cavendish, 1586-88; Cowley, 1683-86; Dampier, 1689-96; Cooke, 1708-11; Rogers, 1708-11; Clipperton and Shelvocke, 1719-22; Anson, undertaken in 1740-44; Byron, 1764-66; Wallis, 1766-68; Carteret, 1766-69; and Cook, 1768-71. Together with that of Sydney Parkinson ... and the voyage of Mons. Bougainville ... To which is added, an appendix. Containing the Journal of a voyage to the North pole, by the Hon. Commodore Phipps, and Captain Lutwidge ...
|Main Author:||Henry, David, 1710-1792.|
London, F. Newbery, 1773-74.
Voyages around the world.
Vol. 3-4 dated 1773.
"The first two volumes were compiled by David Henry; the third and fourth by another hand; to which, in 1775, Mr. Henry added a fifth, containing Capt. Cook's voyage in the Resolution; and in 1786, a sixth, containing the last voyage of Capt. Cook"--Halkett and Laing. The two last are usually not included in the set.
Appendix bound at head of v. 1; Introduction at head of v. 2.
front., plates, fold. maps.
|Original Classification Number:||G240 .H52|
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