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The Resource 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 happen'd. 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 depth of water along the different coasts : and lastly, several curious observations on a comet seen in the South-seas on the coast of Mexico., By Pascoe Thomas, teacher of the mathematics on board the Centurion

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 happen'd. 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 depth of water along the different coasts : and lastly, several curious observations on a comet seen in the South-seas on the coast of Mexico., By Pascoe Thomas, teacher of the mathematics on board the Centurion

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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 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 happen'd. 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 depth of water along the different coasts : and lastly, several curious observations on a comet seen in the South-seas on the coast of Mexico.
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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 George Anson.
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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 happen'd. 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 depth of water along the different coasts : and lastly, several curious observations on a comet seen in the South-seas on the coast of Mexico.
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By Pascoe Thomas, teacher of the mathematics on board the Centurion
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eng
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DLC
Citation location within source
  • 95437
  • 3247
  • T146714
Citation source
  • Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time
  • Maslen, K. and J. Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers
  • English short title catalogue
Dewey number
910.4
Illustrations
illustrations
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no index present
LC call number
G420.A6
LC item number
T4
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non fiction
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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 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 happen'd. 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 depth of water along the different coasts : and lastly, several curious observations on a comet seen in the South-seas on the coast of Mexico., By Pascoe Thomas, teacher of the mathematics on board the Centurion
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  • Part printed by William Bowyer; his records show 2000 copies printed; the clients are recorded as Charles Micklewright and Newbery. See ETSC
  • The ’Appendix’ with separate pagination and register
  • Signatures: A-Y8 Z4 2A2, *A-*B8 *C4
  • List of subscribers on leaves A4r-A8v
  • Errata on leaf A3v
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm (8vo)
Extent
[8], 347, [1], 39, [1] pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Bequest of Ward Ritchie,
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05034866
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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Clark Library copy: Ink stamp on inside of back board, "H.E.H. dupl."; bound in contemporary calf. Boards detached. Gift of Ward Ritchie.
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  • (OCoLC)06985274
  • ucoclc6985274
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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 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 happen'd. 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 depth of water along the different coasts : and lastly, several curious observations on a comet seen in the South-seas on the coast of Mexico., By Pascoe Thomas, teacher of the mathematics on board the Centurion
Publication
Note
  • Part printed by William Bowyer; his records show 2000 copies printed; the clients are recorded as Charles Micklewright and Newbery. See ETSC
  • The ’Appendix’ with separate pagination and register
  • Signatures: A-Y8 Z4 2A2, *A-*B8 *C4
  • List of subscribers on leaves A4r-A8v
  • Errata on leaf A3v
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm (8vo)
Extent
[8], 347, [1], 39, [1] pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Bequest of Ward Ritchie,
Lccn
05034866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Clark Library copy: Ink stamp on inside of back board, "H.E.H. dupl."; bound in contemporary calf. Boards detached. Gift of Ward Ritchie.
Other physical details
tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06985274
  • ucoclc6985274

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