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A voyage round the world in the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV / By George Anson... commander in chief of a squadron of His Majesty's ships, sent upon an expedition to the South-Seas ; Compiled from his papers and materials, by Richard Walter... chaplain of... the Centurion. With charts of the southern part of South America, of part of the Pacific Ocean and of the track of the Centurion around the world
Bib ID 1557614
Format BookBook
Author
Walter, Richard, 1716?-1785
 
Edition 6th ed. 
Description London : Printed for John and Paul Knapton, 1749 
8o [24], 548 p. : 3 fold. maps (incl. front) ; 20 cm. 
Notes

"Lord Anson... appears to have entrusted to Robins for remision of account of the voyage... compiled from the journals by... Richard Walter. There has been considerable dispute as to whether Robins or Walter wrote the book... It seems probable that Robins revised and edited the work." - Dict.nat. biog.

Bookplate: prize awarded by the Edinburg Academy to Robert Grant, for scholarship 1st class, 1833.

Subjects Centurion (Ship)  |  Voyages around the world.
Other authors/contributors Robins, Benjamin, 1707-1751  |  Anson, George Anson, Baron, 1697-1762

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