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A Voyage Round the World, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804, in which the Author visited Madeira, the Brazils, Cape of Good Hope, the English Settlements of Botany Bay and Norfolk Island, and the Principal Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
A. Maxwell., London 1813 - with Continuation of their History to the present period, Quarto, title, [iii] iv-vi, [ix] x-xv [1] 516pp. some spotting, small margin corner cut last 6 pages. contemporary calf [worn] over marbled boards. Second and 'Best' Edition, considerable additions and alterations. The party sailed from Portsmouth in 1800 "intent on taking advantage of the lucrative fur trade on the northwest coast of America. Turnbull was the business manager of the expedition. Though the voyage was a financial failure, it did obtain interesting information about various South Sea islands, such as Norfolk Island, Tahiti, Hawaii, and the Tonga Islands, and made the discovery of the Margaret, Phillips, and Holt islands in the Tuamotu Archipelago" - [Hill 1728]
      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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