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A voyage to the South Seas, and to many other parts of the world, performed from September 1740, to June 1744, by Commodore Anson, In his Majesty's Ship the Centurion, having under his Command the Gloucester, Pearl, Severn, Wager, Trial, and two Store Ships. To which is added, An appendix, 1. Containing a summary Account of the Discovery of the East India, China, and the principal Islands, by the Europeans: Of the Progress in Trade and Navigation in those Parts: Their respective Factories, Forts and Settlements. 2. The particular Grants, Patents and Privileges granted to the East India Company: The Methods us'd by the Dutch to supplant us in our Trade, and their massacring the English Factory at Amboyna. 3. A Description of the present Trade of India and China in general; of the Diamond Mines of ... and Visiapour, &c. Illustrated with several copper plates.

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London : printed and sold by R. Walker, in Fleet lane, 1745.

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[2],408;54p.,plates : port. ; 8⁰.

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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ESTC T124499



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