WILSON, Captain James et al.
Title A Missionary Voyage to the South Pacific Ocean. Performed in the Years 1796, 1797, 1798, In the Ship Duff, Commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from Journals of the Officers and Missionaries: And Illustrated with Charts, Maps and Views, Drawn by Mr. William Wilson, and engraved by the most eminent Artists. With a Preliminary Discourse on the Geography and History of the South Sea Islands; and an Appendix, Including Details Never Before Published, of the Natural and Civil State of Otaheite; By a Committee Appointed for the Purpose...
Publisher T. Chapman. London. 1799
Seller ID 34276
First edition. Quarto. c, 395pp. + pp. list of subscribers. Large folding frontis. map, 5 folding maps and 6 plates. Bound in full contemporary mottled calf, rebacked with original spine laid down, retaining original e/ps. Bds. rubbed, sl. marks of worming - long deceased, to front paste-down o/w a very clean and sound copy of this important work which gives an in depth report on Tahiti and Fiji. VG+
TRAVEL and TOPOGRAPHY 18th century south seas islands