Lot 130 of 221:
Anson's A Voyage Round the World 1741-44  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
A Voyage Round the World in the Years MDCCXL,I,II,II,IV By George Anson, Esq; Now Lord Anson, Commander in Chief of a Squadron of his Majesty's Ships, sent upon an Expedition to the South-Seas

Author:
Anson, George

Place:
London

Publisher:
T. Osborne and J. Shipton, et.al.

Date:
1756

Description:

Eighth edition. Compiled from his papers and materials by Richard Walter, M.A. Chaplain of his Majesty's Ship the Centurion, in that Expedition. With three folding maps and charts.536 pp. Original, full leather; leather spine label.

A popular eighteenth-century sailing narrative, Anson's voyage during the years 1740 to 1744 brought back new information on the little-known areas around the southern tip of South America. Compiled from George Anson's journals, the book was first published as an official account of this expedition by the ship's chaplain, Richard Walter in 1748. [Sabin 1625].

Donated by Ken Sanders Rare Books, Salt Lake City, UT.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear to surfaces and extremities; corners exposed; losses to the head and foot of the spine. Hinges cracked. A previous owner's name on the front pastedown. Some foxing internally; else very good.


 
Item number:
254996
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