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A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres; comprising three voyages round the World together with a voyage of survey and discovery in the Pacific Ocean and Oriental Islands
Boston:: E.G. House for the author,. 1817.. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 598pp, b&w plates, folding chart. An interesting account whose Pacific landfalls include Australia, New Guinea, Pitcairn Island, the Galapagos, Palau, Hawaii, Manila, Canton, Macao & the East Indies. His account of the Bounty was the first published in America & was the source for Melville's "Benito Cerino". His account of the Bounty was the first published in America. Not in Spence but should be - the voyage rounds Cape Horn and visits the Falkland Islands & St. Pauls. Ferguson 673; "An account by an American of his three voyages to various parts of the Pacific between 1790 and 1807. He called at Van Diemen's Land and engaged in sealing in Bass Strait, of which he gives a description (pp. 427-72.) Hill p. 83; Howes D-233. Original spotted calf very worn, spine chipped with loss, front hinge detached, reasonably foxed.
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