Lot 353
  • 353

Dalrymple, Alexander

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  • Dalrymple, Alexander
  • A Collection of Voyages Chiefly in the Southern Atlantick Ocean. London: for the Author, 1775
  • paper
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, 4to (274 x 207mm.), [iv], 20, [ii], 22, 88, 16, 16, 14pp., half-title, 3 engraved maps, 2 folding, contemporary green morocco gilt, rebacked with a full gilt spine, covers slightly rubbed


Presentation copy, inscribed "To the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty from the Editor". This copy was owned by the Earl of Sandwich, 1st Lord of the Admiralty.

The work contains information and accounts of the voyages of Edmond Halley (1698-1700), Ducloz Guyot de St. Malo (1753), Loziers Bouvet (1738-1739) and John McBride (1766-1767).



John Montagu, Earl of Sandwich, 1st Lord of the Admiralty, his press mark


Cook A45; Sabin 18336