Dixon | Captain George

A Voyage Round The World – But More Particularly To The North-West Coast of America: Performed 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in The King George and Queen Charlotte. Captains Portlock and Dixon.

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Quarto, xxiv, [3], 360pp, 47pp appendix. Contemporary brown calf, marbled boards, title in gilt over red morocco spine label. Includes 22 plates (7 Foldout maps, 15 illustrated plates), depicting scenes of the Pacific Northwest area of North America. Intermittent stains, pen ink stain starting at Page 354, not affecting text and limited to lower right corner. (Sabin 20364)(Howes D365)
Comments: Captain George Dixon primarily explored the western boarder of Canada, British Columbia, The Queen Charlotte Islands and the southern islands of present day Alaska. He wintered in Hawaii, then returned to England via China.

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Location Published

London

Publisher

Published by Geo. Goulding

Edition

First Edition, First Issue

Date Published

1789

ISBN
Binding

Leather bound

Condition

Very good

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Dixon | Captain George