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A voyage of discovery to the North Pacific ocean and round the world : in which the coast of north-west America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed ; undertaken by His Majesty's command principally with a view to ascertain the existence of any navigable communication between the North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans; and performed in the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, in the Discovery sloop of war, and armed tender Chatham, under the command of Captain George Vancouver ... in six volumes. Preview this item
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A voyage of discovery to the North Pacific ocean and round the world : in which the coast of north-west America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed ; undertaken by His Majesty's command principally with a view to ascertain the existence of any navigable communication between the North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans; and performed in the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, in the Discovery sloop of war, and armed tender Chatham, under the command of Captain George Vancouver ... in six volumes.

Author: George VancouverJohn VancouverJohn StockdaleThomas GilletWilliam AlexanderAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly, [London, England] : T. Gillet, Printer, Salisbury-Square, 1801. [1801]
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Vancouver, George, 1757-1798.
Voyage of discovery to the North Pacific ocean.
London, Printed for J. Stockdale, 1801
(OCoLC)608570543
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Vancouver; John Vancouver; John Stockdale; Thomas Gillet; William Alexander; John Sykes; Thomas Heddington; Zachary Mudge; Henry Humphrys; Edward Roberts, Lieutenant; William Gooch; John Landseer; James Heath; Benjamin Thomas Pouncy; James Fittler; Samuel John Neele
OCLC Number: 3695400
Notes: "Dedication" signed by the editor, John Vancouver, brother of Captain George Vancouver.
Edition statement transposed; precedes "In six volumes" on title page.
"The publisher finds it necessary only to state, for the information of the purchasers of this new edition, that the copper-plates of the charts contained in the folio volume, which accompanied the first edition, were all stolen, and may therefore be considered as irrecoverably lost. The whole of the views, except the headlands, are retained. The general chart, and that of the new discoveries, &c. are re-engraved ..."--Advertisement, v. 1, page 7.
The views retain their original imprints: London Published May 1st, 1798, by R. Edwards New Bond Street, J. Edwards Pall Mall & G. Robinson Paternoster Row, or, London Published May 1st, 1798, by J. Edwards Pall Mall & G. Robinson Paternoster Row. The re-engraved charts have imprint: London Published May 1st 1798. Republished, Second edition, 25th Sepr. 1801, by I. Stockdale, Piccadilly.
In vol. 1: "A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America with the tracks of His Majesty's sloop Discovery and armed tender Chatham commanded by George Vancouver Esqr. and prepared from the original surveys under his immediate inspection by Lieut. Edwd. Roberts ..." preceding p. 83; "A chart shewing part of the S.W. coast of New Holland with the tracks of H.M. sloop Discovery ..." with the survey made by William Gooch. preceding p. 161.
Illustrations drawn by W. Alexander from sketches "made on the spot" by J. Sykes, T. Heddington, Z. Mudge, and H. Humphrys.
Engravings by S.J. Neele, B.T. Pouncy, J. Landseer, J. Heath, and J. Fittler.
Pagination: v. 1: 28, [33]-410, [2] p., 3 folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [2], 418 p., 6 folded leaves of plates; v. 3: [2], 435, [1] p., 1 folded leaf of plates; v. 4: [2], 417, [1] p., 3 folded leaves of plates; v. 5: [2], 454 p., 3 folded leaves of plates; v. 6: [2], 412, [2] p., 3 folded leaves of plates.
Signatures: v. 1, A⁸ B⁶ C-2B⁸ 2C⁴ 2D² (2D2 blank); v. 2, [A]² (A1 blank) B-2D⁸ 2E² (2E2 blank); v. 3, [A]² (A1 blank) B-2E⁸ 2F² (2F2 verso blank); v. 4, [A]1 B-2D⁸ chi 1; v. 5, [A]1 B-2F⁸ 2G⁴ (-2G4); v. 6, [A]1 B-2D⁸( -2D8).
Table of contents and list of plates for all volumes on pages 9-28 in vol. 1.
Vol. 6 has "Books printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly" on leaf 2D7.
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations, folded maps (engravings) ; 23 cm (8vo)

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