DAMPIER, William. A New Voyage Round the World ... With an Introduction by Sir Albert Gray.

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DAMPIER, William. A New Voyage Round the World ... With an Introduction by Sir Albert Gray. London, Argonaut Press, 1927.

4to. Original vellum-backed maroon buckram, gilt vignette of ship to upper board, spine lettered in gilt, uncut, red silk marker; pp. xxxvii, [3], 376, [4]; title-vignette in blue and blackby William Monk, 3 folding maps, one map, one plate, 3 full-page facsimile illustrations; spine a bit marked, two tiny insect holes to front cover; light offsetting from paste-downd, light marginal toning, as ususal; a good copy.
First edition thus, no. 784 of 975 copies on japon vellum. Dampier's account of his voyage round the world includes details of his time in 'New Holland' (i.e. Australia) - Dampier was the first Englishman to set foot there. This was the second Argonaut Press publication.
Cox I, p. 44; Hill I, p. 76; NMM I, 94.

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