A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of Americ: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Qu

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BiblioBazaar, 2010 - 554 pages
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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Delve into what it was like to live during the eighteenth century by reading the first-hand accounts of everyday people, including city dwellers and farmers, businessmen and bankers, artisans and merchants, artists and their patrons, politicians and their constituents. Original texts make the American, French, and Industrial revolutions vividly contemporary.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++National Library of ScotlandT202940In fact a series of letters signed W. B., i.e. William Beresford, edited by Dixon. With a half-title. Captain Nathaniel Portlock also published an account of the voyage in 1789, with almost the same title.London: printed for John Stockdale, and Geo. Goulding, 1789. xxix, [3],360,47, [1]p., plates: maps, music; 4

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