An Historical Collection of the Several Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean. London: Printed for the author, and sold by J. Nourse and T. Payne, 1770 [-1771]
2 volumes in one, 4to (10 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.; 260 x 200 mm). Two half-titles the first with advertisement on verso, two titles, dedication leaf, "Monthly Review" leaf, ad page facing index dated April 1771, 4 folding engraved charts, 11 engraved plates (of which 5 are folding), 3 pp. errata; lacking 1 plate, some offsetting from plates, light dampstain in lower margin of one leaf of introduction, small tear in gutter margin of South Pacific map, some light marginal spotting, occasional light browning. Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt with gilt-stamped morocco title label, yellow edges; joints cracked and mended with plastic, edges and corners rubbed.
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