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A voyage round the world by way of the great South Sea : perform'd in the years 1719, 20, 21, 22, in the Speedwell of London, of 24 guns and 100 men, (under His Majesty's commission to cruize on the Spaniards in the late war with the Spanish crown) till she was cast away on the island of Juan Fernandes, in May 1720; and afterwards continu'd in the Recovery, the Jesus Maria and Sacra Familia, &c.

Shelvocke, George, active 1690-1728

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  • Creator by Capt. George Shelvocke, Commander of the Speedwell, Recovery, &c. in this Expedition
  • Format Books; Microforms
  • Publication London : J. Senex [etc.], 1726.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 6 unnumbered pages, xxxii, 4 unnumbered pages, 468 pages : frontispiece (folded map) plates (part folded) ; 20 cm
  • OCLC ocn760901081


  • Errata, p.[6].
  • With a dedication to James, Earl of Berkeley and the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
  • Title vignette.
  • Pages 400-401 recount the author's discovery of gold dust in lower California.