Book, Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait

Beechey, Frederick William
Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley
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Book by Frederick WIlliam Beechey entitled: Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, Volume I. Published by Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley in 1831.

Volume I focuses on the voyage between England, Chile and Pitcairn Island with Adam's account of the mutiny of the Bounty, Oeno Island, Gambier Islands, Otaheite, now known as Hawaii and to California. Throughout are inserted charts and illustrations. There is a map at the front and back.
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Brown linen hard cover, leather on spine and corners, gold embossed printing on spine, printed on paper with black ink.
Height x Width: 230 x 155mm
Ko te Matauranga te Kaha Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Handwritten
Hawkes Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
Stamp of two opposing arrows from Russell Duncan's bookplate., Stamp, Stamp
Dymock's Book Arcade
428 George Street
Sydney, Label, Printed
Bound by T Pownceby
68 Enmore Rd
Newtown, Label, Printed
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from the Russell Duncan Collection
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910.4 Bee, 417, 60368


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