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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 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 directors of the Missionary Society...

Other records:
Author/Creator:
London Missionary Society.
Publication:
London : Printed for T. Chapman, No. 151, Fleet-street, by T. Gillet, Salisbury-square, 1799.
Format/Description:
Book
[10], c, 395, [9] p. (final page blank), 9 leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps ; 28 cm. (4to)
Subjects:
Duff (Ship)
Missions -- Oceania
Missions -- Tahiti.
Oceania -- Description and travel
Form/Genre:
Travel literature -- Great Britain -- 18th century.
Subscribers' lists -- Great Britain -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Signatures: a4 a2 b-n4 o2 B-Z AA-ZZ 3A-3F4 3F2.
"The body of the journal is the composition of Mr. William Wilson, from the captain's papers, his own, and the missionaries' report."--3rd prelim. leaf.
List of subscribers: p. [2]-[8] at end.
Penn Provenance:
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1799
Contributor:
Wilson, William.
Wilson, James, 1759 or 60-1814.
London Missionary Society.
OCLC:
6201561
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