Voyage autour du Monde, fait dans les années MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV… dans la Mer du Sud. Tiré des Journaux… par Richard Walter… [Bound with:] Voyage à la Mer du Sud, fait par quelques Officiers Commandants le Vaisseau Le Wager: pour servir de suite au Voyage de Georges Anson…. ANSON, Richard WALTER.

Voyage autour du Monde… [Bound with:] Voyage à la Mer du Sud…
Voyage autour du Monde, fait dans les années MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV… dans la Mer du Sud. Tiré des Journaux… par Richard Walter… [Bound with:] Voyage à la Mer du Sud, fait par quelques Officiers Commandants le Vaisseau Le Wager: pour servir de suite au Voyage de Georges Anson…

Geneva: H.-A. Gosse, 1750 & 1756.

Two works together, quarto; both title-pages printed in black and red with engraved vignettes, 34 engraved maps and plates in the first work, mostly folding; in fine condition in contemporary plain grey boards.

The Anson and Wager accounts in French, bound together

Early French edition of the famous account of Anson's voyage (there was an Amsterdam edition, in a different French translation, the previous year), together with the first French edition of the supplementary account of the voyage: Bulkeley & Cummins' narrative of the wreck of the Wager, one of Anson's fleet, off the coast of Chile, the survivors' life on shore, and their subsequent voyage in a longboat through the Straits of Magellan to Rio de Janeiro.

Early French edition of the famous account of Anson's voyage (there was an Amsterdam edition, in a different French translation, the previous year), together with the first French edition of the supplementary account of the voyage: Bulkeley & Cummins' narrative of the wreck of the Wager, one of Anson's fleet, off the coast of Chile, the survivors' life on shore, and their subsequent voyage in a longboat through the Straits of Magellan to Rio de Janeiro.

Not in the catalogues of the Hill or Kroepelien collections.

Price (AUD): $725.00

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Ref: #5000318