VANCOUVER, GEORGE, CAPTAIN. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World.... A New Edition, with Corrections.  London: John Stockdale, 1801.<BR />
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VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World ... A New Edition, with Corrections. London: John Stockdale, 1801.
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VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798.
A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World ... A New Edition, with Corrections. London: John Stockdale, 1801.
6 volumes in 3. 8vo (206 x 123 mm). 410; [2], 418; [2], 435; [2], 417; [2], 454; [2], 412, [2] ad pp. Engraved folding chart and 17 engraved plates (13 folding); folding chart of New Holland lacking and supplied in this copy with that of the 1st German ed. Quarter speckled-calf over marbled boards. Old dampstaining at front of vol 1, minor worming to prelims of same, plates clean overall with a few scattered pale spots, three plates trimmed at bottom margin with loss to imprint, short tear and worming to bottom edge of Salmon Cove plate just touching image, mild rubbing and a few scuffs to binding.

Second, corrected edition. Howes V23; Sabin 98444.

Saleroom notices

  • The folding chart of New Holland is present. It is the folding map of the Northwest Coast of America which is lacking and substituted in this copy with that of the 1st German edition.
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