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A missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries [chiefly by W. Wilson]. And illustrated with maps, charts, and views, drawn by Mr. William Wilson, and engraved by the most eminent artists : with a preliminary discourse on the geography and history of the South Sea Islands, and an appendix, including details never before published, of the natural and civil state of Otaheite / by a committee appointed for the purpose by the directory of the Missionary Society ; published for the benefit of the Society.

Wilson, William, Chief Mate of the Ship Duff.
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1799
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London : Printed by S. Gosnell, for T. Chapman ..., 1799.

Physical description

6 unnumbered leaves, c, 420 pages, 12 unnumbered pages, 13 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps (some folded) ; (4to)

Notes

"The body of the journal is the composition of Mr. William Wilson, from the Captain's papers, his own, and the missionaries' reports" - Advertisement.

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ESTC T87461

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