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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 geography and history of the South Sea Islands
Bib ID 764762
Format BookBook
Description London : Printed for T. Chapman by T. Gillet, 1799 
c, 395 pages, 13 leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, charts, maps ; 29 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3716

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4119

Notes

The body of the journal is the composition of chief mate 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 (Parliament) copy half bound with marbled boards; accessioned 11 AUG 1904, 6149.

National Library of Australia's FRM F301, NL (Petherick) copy fully rebound with all marbled edges and endpapers.

National Library of Australia's NK3716 copy in full leather; bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1799/3).

National Library of Australia's NK4119 copy untrimmed and quarter bound in blue cloth with green leather spine; bears the ex-libris bookplate of Philip Cosse inside front cover, and that of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1799/4) on free endpaper.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK4119, NK3716.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 302

Subjects Duff (Ship)  |  Missions -- Oceania.  |  Australia -- History -- Sources.  |  Oceania -- Description and travel.  |  Polynesia -- Description and travel.  |  Tahiti -- Description and travel.
Other authors/contributors Wilson, James, 1759 or 60-1814  |  Wilson, William, active 1796-1800  |  Gosse, Philip, 1879-1959 former owner  |  London Missionary Society
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The voyage of the Duff.

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