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John Byron; Charles Clerke
|Notes:||Originally published 1767, reprinted within the same year.
" ... ascribed to midshipman Charles Clerke, who later sailed on all three of Captain Cook's voyages ... This account was published six years before the official edition of Hawkesworth ... John Byron as a young man had sailed aboard the 'Wager', attached to Lord Anson's fleet."--Hill I, p. 310.
The "Dolphin" was the first vessel in the British navy to be sheathed with copper, and was specially equipped for this voyage.
|Description:||, 186 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. (8vo in half-sheets)|
|Responsibility:||by an officer on board the said ship.|