A voyage round the world in the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV / By George Anson. Compiled from papers and other materials by Richard Walter, M.A. With charts of the southern part of South America, of part of the Pacific Ocean, and of the track of the Centurion round the world.

  • Walter, Richard, 1716?-1785.
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London : Printed for John and Paul Knapton, 1748.

Physical description

12 unnumbered leaves, 548 pages : 3 folded maps (including frontispiece) ; (8vo)


3rd ed.

References note

ESTC T89477
Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 3481


"Lord Anson ... appears to have entrusted to Robins for revision the account of the voyage which had been compiled from the journals by ... Richard Walter. There has been considerable dispute as to whether Robins or Walter wrote the book" DNB, v. 48, p. 435.


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