Vancouver, George with Posthumus Editing By John Vancouver and Peter Puget.
Title A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World; in Which the Coast of North-west America Has Been Carefully Examined and Accuratly Surveyed Performed in the Years 1790-1795 in the Discovery and Chatham : New Edition with Corrections
Book Condition Very Good
Edition Second Revised English
Publisher London John Stockdale 1801
Seller ID 043325
Publisher inserts statement that the copper-plates were all stolen after the First Edition. This second English Edition, six 8 vo volumes, with corrected text by John Vancouver LACKS ALL CHARTS, PLATES AMD VIEWS. COMPRISES TEXT ONLY. However this set is offered with a Bibliotheca Australiana set of 16 Plates and views (1967) housed in a purpose made, matching, binder half-leather slipcase, with matching spine gilt lettering and rules. Provenance volumes- bookplate of Philip Saltmarshe - 17th of Saltmarsh b.15.03.1780 d.28.11.1846. This handsome Second edition was the only subsequent edition in the English language until the Da Capo 1967 facsimile of the First Edition; and the later edited 4 volume Hakluyt version. Howgego V13.