TURNBULL, John.

A Voyage round the World in the Years 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804;

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98431
A Voyage round the World in the Years 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804;
in which the Author visited the principal Islands in the Pacific Ocean, and the English Settlements of Port Jackson and Norfolk Island.
London, Richard Phillips, 1805.
£1,500
Turnbull set out on a speculative expedition aboard the Margaret, intent on taking advantage of the fur trade on the American northwest coast. Turnbull was the business manager of the expedition. Sailing to Sydney via the Cape of Good Hope, Turnbull travelled on the Hawaii. 'Contains interesting comments on Kamehameha's "Brick Palace" built by Botany Bay men at that village' (Forbes). At the Tuamotu Archipelago Turnbull discovered three islands, one of which he named after his publisher, Phillips.
 
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Description

First edition. 3 vols in one, 8vo, occasional light staining, modern half-calf to style, blue lettering piece, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Ferguson 421; Forbes 367; Hill 1725; Kroepelian 1302; O'Reilly 708.   Stock ID: 98431

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