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A cruising voyage round the World first to the South Sea, thence to the East Indies, and homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and finished in 1711

Date: 1718
Dimensions:
Overall: 196 x 125 x 37 mm, 0.65 kg
Display Dimensions: 197 x 137 x 39 mm
Medium: Ink on paper, leather
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Book
Object No: 00028617
Place Manufactured:London

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    HistoryThe book is an account of Captain Woodes Rogers privateering expedition against the Spanish in the Pacific Ocean in the ships DUKE and DUCHESS and the rescuing of the marooned Alexander Selkirk. Rogers was the first Englishman, in circumnavigating the globe, to have his original ships and most of his crew survive.
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