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A Missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean : performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798 in the Ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson / compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries; and illustrated with maps, charts and views drawn by William Wilson ... with a preliminary discourse on the ... South Sea Islands; and an appendix ... of the natural and civil state of Otaheite
Bib ID 1882716
Format BookBook
Description London : Printed by S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799 
c, 420, [12] pages, [13] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm. (wove in 4s) 
Series

Hallstrom Pacific Collection.

Notes

"Published for the benefit of the Society".

List of subscribers on [12] p. at end.

The body of the journal is the composition of William Wilson, from Captain James Wilson's papers, his own, and the missionaries' reports. The voyage was sponsored by the London Missionary Society.

National Library of Australia's FRM F301 (NL, Petherick) copy fully rebound in leather with marbled endpapers and edges; embossed Commonwealth Parliament Library, Petherick Collection.

National Library of Australia's FRM F301 (NL, Parliament) copy half bound in leather with marbled boards; stamped Commonwealth of Australia, Library of the Parliament - 14 AUG 1904, 6149.

National Library of Australia's Hallstrom Pacific Collection copy fully rebound in leather; Thomas Talbot, Limehouse 1801 inscribed on front pastedown; lacks original title page, replaced with a photocopy.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 301

Subjects Duff (Ship)  |  Missions -- Polynesia -- Early works to 1800.  |  Australia -- History -- Sources.  |  Polynesia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.  |  Tahiti -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Wilson, James, 1759 or 60-1814  |  Wilson, William, active 1796-1800  |  London Missionary Society

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