# 12480


From Plymouth to China via South America

$375.00 AUD

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Also titled: Cruise of H.M.S. “Cornwall” : Plymouth to China via South America. Shanghai : Kelly & Walsh, Ltd., 1928. Octavo, original printed boards (lightly marked) with photograph of HMS Cornwall onlaid to the front, frontispiece portrait photograph of the ship's coomander, Captain W.S. Leveson-Gower, 41 pp, illustrated with photographic plates, internally very clean and sound. Rare.

Memoir of the voyage of HMS Cornwall in 1928, written by Marine A.J. Williams. Includes descriptions of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, the Falklands, Valparaiso, Coquimbo, Callao, Lima and Hawaii, as well as Williams' version of the death of Captain Cook. 

No copy located in OCLC.