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10 Anson Voyage autour du Monde 1750 208

€3,500.00

Description: Anson Voyage 1750

Voyage autour du Monde fait dans les annes 1740,41,42, 43,44...
Price: 3500 €



Author

George Anson.
Date

Geneve 1750

Description

Second french translation.4to size.Illustrated with 34 folding maps and plates.Fine binding in modern full red morocco with spine gilt.Edges gilded.Fine copy of this classical and famous travel.Anson was sent to the South Sea in a period of conflict between Spain and England.The capture of the Manilla Galley Nuestra Señora de Covadonga thatwas on route from Manila to Veracruz,provided a rich booty.One of the folding maps shows a sea chart of the route of the Spanish galleon.important information and secret diaries were taken fron the Ship.Anson was named admiral on his arrival to England.Ref: sabin 1637,Chadenat 4707,Borba Moraes I,38
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  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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