BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

An abridgement of Portlock and Dixon's voyage round the world, performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788 Portlock, Nathaniel, 1748?-1817


"A few copies printed on heavy paper with the 5 ornithological plates coloured.
Beresford's account of the voyage (no.37) complements this. In some bibliographies the various editions, abridgements and translations have been confused.
Appendix: pp[i]-xl. Tables of the route of the King George and Queen Charlotte, the variations of the compass and meteorological observations during the voyage."-- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, pp. 239-240.

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