Item #705 Journal of a Voyage to the South-Seas and Round the Globe in His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, under the Command of Commodore George Anson. Pascoe THOMAS.

Journal of a Voyage to the South-Seas and Round the Globe in His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, under the Command of Commodore George Anson

Amsterdam and New York: Nico Israel / Da Capo, (1971). Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Facsimile edition of that published in 1745 by Birt, Newbury and Collyer. 8vo. Pp. 347. With a 39 pp. appendix documenting loot taken as prize treasure, astronomical data, etc. Simulated vellum with the clear protective cover. Fine / Fine. Item #705

Thomas sailed on Anson's "Centurion" as mathemetician for four years -- the full length of its voyage. This account was published three years before Anson's official account. This is the Bibliotheca Australiana #72. See HILL I, p. 291.

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