Day 2 Lot 606

1756 A Voyage Round The World By George...

Auction Date: 30/10/2020 at 10am



1756 A Voyage Round The World By George Anson Book - Esq Now Lord Anson, “Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty~s Ships, send upon an Expedition to the South Seas|. Compiled From his Papers and Materials by Richard Walter M A Chaplin his Majesty~s Ship the Centurion in that Expedition. A most interesting 536 page book regard this 4 year voyage, being historical accounts of Brazil, the River Plate Chili, Peru, Mexico and the Empire of China; Exact descriptions of such places of note as were touch~d at; and a variety of occasional remarks. Leather and cloth binding, size 5| × 8|. A voyage round the globe by way of South America, Mexico & China, with the mission of disrupting Spanish possessions and trade. Accounts of the South American silver and gold mines. The treasure captured during this voyage from Spain was worth £400,000, the Spanish were not happy.

Hammer Price: £75.00