ANSON (GEORGE) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, bound in 2 vol. (text and plates), for the Author, by John and Paul Knapton, 1749

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ANSON (GEORGE)
A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, bound in 2 vol. (text and plates), for the Author, by John and Paul Knapton, 1749

Sold for £ 701 (US$ 908) inc. premium
ANSON (GEORGE)
A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, bound in 2 vol. (text and plates), fifth edition, edited by Richard Walter, folding engraved World map frontispiece, 42 engraved plates and maps (mostly folding, occasional offsetting and light stains, plate 33 shaved within platemark of upper margin), contemporary calf, 2-line gilt fillet border on sides, rebacked with period style gilt-tooled spine, slightly rubbed [Hill 1820], 4to (text 255 x 202mm.; atlas 272 x 225mm.), for the Author, by John and Paul Knapton, 1749

Footnotes

  • An unusual copy with the plates bound separately, probably for the library at Milton Hall, the largest private house in Cambridgeshire.

    Provenance: Earl Fitzwilliam, probably the 3rd Earl, bookplate; Milton Hall, Peterborough, the seat of the Fitzwilliam family, booklabel; Ida and F.W. Hosken, Africana book collectors, bookplate.
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