An Account of the Discoveries Made in the South Pacifick Ocean, Previous to 1764. Part I., Part 1

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Anonymous. By Alexander Dalrymple. Dated to 1769 from internal evidence in the preface, which was apparently extensively revised before issue (probably exists only in this form). Part II (announced) was never published, and the whole work was entirly su

London: printed in the year, 1767 [1769] [4], xxxi, [1],103, [1]p., plates: map; 8

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