The Prize of All the Oceans

The Prize of All the Oceans

The Dramatic True Story of Commodore Anson's Voyage Round the World and How He Seized the Spanish Treasure Galleon

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Baker & Taylor
Recounts the adventures of British commodore George Anson and his four-year mission to seize Peruvian silver aboard the Spanish galleon en route from Acapulco to Manila, and describes how only the flagship Centurion survived.

& Taylor

The action-packed true story of Commodore Anson's legendary 1740 mission to capture a Spanish galleon on the high seas chronicles the British officer's subsequent disastrous campaign that resulted mutiny, starvation, and heroism. 17,500 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2000
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780670891979
Branch Call Number: 910.41 WIL
Characteristics: xxi, 264 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm


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