ANSON, George.

ANSON, George. A Voyage Round the World. In The Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV…Compiled from His Papers and Materials by Richard Walter…


London: Printed for the author by John and Paul Knapton, in Ludgate-Street, 1749



£ 1,800




Fifth Edition. 4to.; [xx], 417 pp., [ii]. With 42 folding copper plates of maps, plans and charts; plus one extra on the frontis opposite the t-page, the chart of the track of the Centurion around the world not present in the first edition. Some foxing and browning throughout; some text offsetting on the back of the engravings without affecting the picture.Half-morocco with marbled covers; gilt rules, decoration and title lettering on spine. Some wear on covers and spine; bumped corners. Overall, a good copy.