A cruising voyage round the world: first to the South-seas, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and finish'd in 1711 ... With maps of all the coast, from the best Spanish manuscript draughts. And an introduction relating to the Sovth-sea trade. By Captain Woodes Rogers, commander in chief on this expedition, with the ships Duke and Dutchess of Bristol.
|Main Author:||Rogers, Woodes, d. 1732.|
London, Printed for A. Bell, and B. Lintot, 1712.
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Stephen calls this original edition extremely rare.
"Appendix, containing a description of the coast, roads, harbours ... and distances, from Acapulco ... to the island of Chiloe ... From the best Spanish manuscripts taken in the South-sea": 56 p. at end.
On title page: "Containing a journal of all the remarkable transactions; particularly, of the taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco ship, and other prizes; an account of Alexander Selkirk's living alone four years and four months in an island; and a brief description of several countries in our course noted for trade, especially in the South-sea.
xxi, . 428. 56,  p.
incl. tables. 5 fold maps.
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