An historical account of all the voyages round the world, performed by English navigators : including those lately undertaken by order of His present Majesty, the whole faithfully extracted from the journals of the voyagers. Drake, undertaken in 1577-80, Cavendish, 1586-88, Cowley, 1683-86, Dampier, 1689-96, Cooke, 1708-11, Rogers, 1708-11, Clipperton and Shelvocke, 1719-22, Anson, undertaken in 1740-44, Byron, 1764-66, Wallis, 1766-68, Carteret, 1766-69 and Cook, 1768-71 together with that of Sydney Parkinson, draftsman to Joseph Banks, Esq., who circumnavigated the globe with Capt. Cook, in his Majesty's ship the Endeavour and the voyage of Mons. Bougainville round the world, performed by order of the French King. Illustrated with maps, charts, and historical prints. In four volumes. To which is added, an appendix, containing the journal of a voyage to the North Pole, by the Hon. Commodore Phipps, and Captain Lutwidge.

By: Henry, David, 1710-1792
Language: English Publisher: London : Printed for F. Newbery, the corner of St. Paul's Church-Yard, M DCC LXXIII - M DCC LXXIV [1773-1774].Description: 4 v. : ill., maps (folded), plates ; 20cm.Subject(s): Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596 | Cavendish, Thomas, 1560-1592 | Cowley, William Ambrosia | Dampier, William, 1652-1715 | Cooke, Edward, Captain | Rogers, Woodes, -1732 | Clipperton, John, 1676-1722 | Shelvocke, George | Anson, George Anson, Baron, 1697-1762 | Byron, John, 1723-1786 | Wallis, Samuel, 1728-1795 | Carteret, Philip, -1796 | Cook, James, 1728-1779 | Parkinson, Sydney, 1745?-1771 | Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811 | Mulgrave, Constantine Phipps, Baron, 1722-1775 | Lutwidge, Skeffington | Roggeveen, Jacob, 1659-1729 | Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800Ownership: From the library of Henry Christy, 1810-1865; Title-pages with manuscript inscription "B. Wrey Junr. 1777"
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Anonymous. Attributed to David Henry, 1710-1792 as editor.

Volumes 1-2 are dated 1774 and 3-4 as 1773.

John Marra's 'Journal of the Resolution's voyage' (1775) and John Rickman's 'Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage .. A new edition' (1785) were intended to accompany this as volumes 5 and 6 of a six volume set.

From the library of Henry Christy, 1810-1865. UkLoBM

Title-pages with manuscript inscription "B. Wrey Junr. 1777". UkLoBM