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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 three 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 three volumes.

Author: George Vancouver; John Vancouver; James Edwards; G. G. and J. Robinson (Paternoster Row, London, England),
Publisher: London : Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, and J. Edwards, Pall-Mall, 1798.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: George Vancouver; George Vancouver
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map, Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Vancouver; John Vancouver; James Edwards; G. G. and J. Robinson (Paternoster Row, London, England),
OCLC Number: 54529835
Notes: Edited by J. Vancouver.
With half-titles.
Vol. 1: [8], xxix, [9], 432 p., I-VII leaves of plates; v. 2: [10], 504 p., VIII-XI, XVIII leaves of plates; v. 3: [10], 505, [3] p., XII-XVII leaves of plates.
Signatures: v. 1: pi⁴ a-d⁴ A² chi1 B-3I⁴; v. 2: pi² A² chi1 B-3S⁴; v. 3: pi² A² chi1 B-3S⁴ [3T]².
"A list of the plates contained in the ... volume ..." inserted after the "Contents" in each volume ("A list of the plates contained in the folio volume" on verso of inserted leaf in v. 1).
Errata: v. 3, p. [506]-[508].
LC copies of atlas available for use in the Geography and Map Division.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations (engravings), map (engraving) ; 32 cm (4to) + 1 atlas ([16] leaves of plates (6 folded) : illustrations, maps ; 46 cm)
Other Titles: Voyage of discovery round the world
Vancouver's voyage

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