A chronological history of the discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. Part 1

Maker and role
Author: James Burney (b.1750, d.1821)
Printer: Luke Hansard
Production date
1803
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Production place
London/England
Description
Outlines the era of early exploration in the Pacific Ocean, beginning the earliest voyages and ending at 1579. Part of a multi volume set.
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Media/materials description
1/2 leather; green linen boards; chord spine with gold lettering
Measurements
xii, 391p. : maps (fold.) ; 27 cm.
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 27.5 x 37 x 22.8mm
Other name and type
v. 1. Commencing with an account of the earliest discovery of that sea by Europeans, and terminating with the voyage of Sir Francis Drake, in 1579
Subjects
Oceania - Discovery and exploration - European - Early works to 1800
Pacific Ocean - Discovery and exploration - European - Early works to 1800
Watermarks (Paper) - England - 19th century
Accession number
A149.66

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