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A chronological history of the discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean ... / by James Burney
Bib ID 855564
Format BookBook
Author
Burney, James, 1750-1821
 
Printer (near Lincoln's-Inn Fields : Luke Hansard & Sons)
Description London : Printed by Luke Hansard ... and sold by G. & W. Nicol ... [etc], 1803-1817 
5 v. : ill., maps (some folded), charts ; 30 cm. 
Full contents
  • Volume/Part I. Commencing with an account of the earliest discovery of that sea by Europeans, and terminating with the voyage of Sir Francis Drak, in 1579.
  • Volume/Part II. From the year 1579, to the year 1620.
  • Volume/Part III. From the year 1620, to the year 1688.
  • Volume IV. To the year 1723, including the history of the buccaneers of America.
  • Volume V. To the year 1764.
 
Notes

Title from vol. 2: A chronological history of the voyages and discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean.

Index in vol. 5.

Library's Petherick set is quarter bound in green leather, five raised bands, gold decorations, marbled boards and edges

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Australia, 372

Subjects Voyages and travels.  |  Buccaneers.  |  Pacific Ocean - Discovery and exploration.
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Chronological history of the voyages and discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean.

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    Label: Burney's voyages
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