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NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN. LONDON: RICHARD BENTLEY, 1834
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NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN. LONDON: RICHARD BENTLEY, 1834
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Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939 The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching Part 4, Q-Z

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Webster, William Henry Bayley
NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN. LONDON: RICHARD BENTLEY, 1834
FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (214 x 135mm.), (vol.1) xii, 400pp.; (vol.2) [iii]-viii, 398pp., 2 engraved maps, 5 aquatint plates, contemporary blue calf [by Ingalton of Eton], covers bordered in gilt and blind, spines gilt, raised flat bands, yellow and red labels, marbled endpapers and edges
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Provenance

Arthur Cecil Daniell, armorial bookplate; Morris J. Cohen, bookplate

Literature

Abbey, Travel 11; Borba de Moraes p.937; Hill (2004) 1842; Rosove 344.A1; Sabin 102429; Spence 1245

Catalogue Note

Webster was surgeon aboard the Chanticleer. The purpose of the expedition was to ascertain the true figure of the earth by a series of pendulum experiments at various places in the northern and southern hemispheres.

Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939 The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching Part 4, Q-Z

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