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Voyage a la mer du Sud, fait par quelques officiers commandants le vaisseau le Wager: pour servir de suite au Voyage de Georges Anson. Traduit de l'anglois
Bib ID 1536359
Format BookBook
Author
Rivers, abbe
 
Description Lyon : chez freres Duplain, 1756 
[2], xxxviii, [2], 427, [1], xxvi p. ; 19 cm. (12mo) 
Notes

"L'abbe Laugier ... a ete le reviseur de la traduction, par l'abbe Rivers, du Yoyage a la mer du Sud (1756)."--Querard, J.M. La France litteraire. Paris, 1830, v. 4, p. 612.

Published anonymously.

"Composed rather than translated from the journals of Messrs Bulkely and Cummins, London, 1743; of Alexander Campbell, Dublin, 1747; anonymous, London, 1751; and of Isaac Morris, Dublin, 1752." - Rich, O Bibliotheca Americana nova. London, 1846, Cf. also "Avertissement" to the Voyage, pp.xiii-xiv, xvii-xxii.

Subjects Wager (Ship)  |  Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.  |  Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.  |  Chile -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Campbell, Alexander, active 1740-1746. Sequel to Bulkeley and Cummin's Voyage to the South Seas  |  Bulkeley, John. Voyage to the South Seas in His Majesty's ship the Wager in the years 1740-1741  |  Morris, Isaac. Narrative of the dangers ... of the crew belonging to the Wager  |  Laugier, Marc Antonie, 1711-1769
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Affecting narrative of the unfortunate voyage and catastrophe of His Majesty's ship Wager.

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