Author Tags: 1700-1800

William Beresford, who sailed as the supercargo under Captain George Dixon, is seldom credited as the primary author of A Voyage Round the World although the work consists largely of letters that Beresford wrote. Captain Nathaniel Portlock is also credited with the same title.


A Voyage Round the World: But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788, in the King George and the Queen Charlotte... (George Dixon, ed. London: George Goulding, 1789). This work was reprinted in 1968 in Biblioteca Australiana, New York: Da Capo Press.

[BCBW 2003] "1700-1800" "English"