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A collection of charts and memoirs / Published by Alexander Dalrymple, Esq
Bib ID 15029
Format BookBook
Author
Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808
 
Description [London, 1771-1772] 
9 pts. in 1 v., plates (fold.) : maps. ; 27 cm. (4to) 
Full contents
  • General introduction 1772.- Essays on the most commodious methods of marine surveying. 1771. -Memoir of a chart of the China Sea. 1771. - Memoir of the chart of part of the coast of China, and the adjacent islands near the entrance of Canton River. Containing observations in the schooner Cuddalore in 1759 and 1760. And in the ship London, 1764. 1771. -Journal of the schooner Cuddalore, Oct. 1759. On the Coast of Hainan, 1760. 1771. - Memoir of the chart of the west coast of Palawan, or Paragua. 1771
  • Memoir of a chart of the Southern Ocean. 1769; and, Memoir of a chart of the Bay of Bengal. 1772.
 
Notes

Half-title.

Containing the journal of the schooner Cuddalore, in December, 1761. 1771.

Consists of General introduction and eight memoirs, with the Southern Ocean and Bengal not being recorded. Each part has special t.-p.

C & C 3096.

Library has two imperf. copies. 188700 is wanting [9] on the Bay of Bengal. 97783 is wanting [8] on the Southern Ocean; and [9] on the Bay of Bengal.

Subjects Hydrographic surveying -- Early works to 1800.  |  Nautical charts -- Early works to 1800.  |  Pilot guides -- China -- Early works to 1800.

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