THROWER, Norman J.W. (ed).
Title: The Three Voyages of Edmond Halley in the Parramore 1698-1701.
Publisher: London Hakluyt Society 1980
Seller ID: 32228
(Hakluyt Society, Second Series, nos 156 & 157.) One volume and a portfolio of maps. 392pp, 15 plates (one folding) & two large folding maps in the portfolio. Blue cloth with dustwrappers (head of spine in the first volume a little rubbed (now in protective sleeves). A very good clean set. ISBN 0904180026 ***Regarded as the first undertaken for purely scientific purposes, Halley's voyages investigated geomagnetical theories and tidal phenomena, with sponsorship and support from the Royal Navy and the Royal Society.
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