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A true and impartial journal of a voyage to the South-Seas and round the globe, in His Majesty's ship the Centurion, under the command of Commodore ... said voyage, from its commencement in the..., Thomas, Pascoe
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Title:   A true and impartial journal of a voyage to the South-Seas and round the globe, in His Majesty's ship the Centurion, under the command of Commodore ... said voyage, from its commencement in the...

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Publisher:    Gale, Sabin Americana 

ISBN Number:   1275815189 / 9781275815186

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Title: A true and impartial journal of a voyage to the South-Seas and round the globe, in His Majesty's ship the Centurion, under the command of Commodore George Anson: wherein all the material incidents during the said voyage, from its commencement in the year 1740 to its conclusion in 1744, are fully and faithfully related, having been committed to paper at the time they happened: together with some historical accounts of Chili, Peru, Mexico, and the empire of China: exact descriptions of such places of note as were touch'd at: and variety of occasional remarks: to which is added, a large and general table of longitudes and latitudes, ascertain'd from accurate observations, or, (where those are wanting) from the best printed books and manuscripts taken from the Spaniards in this expedition: also, the variations of the compass throughout the voyage, and the soundings and depths of water along the different coasts: and lastly, several curious observations on a comet seen in the south-seas on the coast of Mexico.Author: Pascoe ThomasPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP03421100CollectionID: CTRG00-B1609PublicationDate: 17450101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Thomas's account, taken from his diary, preceded Anson's official account by three years. The appendix contains a table of longitudes and latitudes, including one by St. Prieto, 'Professor of Arts in Peru.' Includes an account of the treasure taken from the Nuestra Signora del Buono Carmella.Collation: 14], 347, 39 p.: charts



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