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James, Thomas 1593?-1635

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Works: 119 works in 310 publications in 3 languages and 3,200 library holdings
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The strange and dangerous voyage by Thomas James( Book )

11 editions published between 1633 and 1968 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange and dangerous voyage of Captaine Thomas Iames in his intended discouery of the Northwest Passage into the South Sea : vvherein the miseries indured both going, wintering, returning, and the rarities obserued, both philosophicall and mathematicall, are related in this iournall of it, published by His Majesties command : to which are added, a plat or card for the sayling in those seas, diuers little tables of the autho'rs, of the variation of the compassse &c. : vvith an appendix concerning longitude by Master Henry Gellibrand ... and an aduise concerning the philosophy of these late discoueryes by W.W by Thomas James( )

18 editions published between 1633 and 1982 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S4v signed "William Watts". Variant 1: signed "X.Z. Variant 2: title page misprints "author'rs. The first leaf is blank. The plate has legend: The platt of sayling for the discoverye of a passage into the South Sea. 1631. 1632. Identified as STC 14444a on UMI microfilm reel 558. Reproductions of the originals in the Folger Shakespeare Libraryand the British Library. Appears at reel 558 (Folger Shakespeare Library copy) and at reel 741 (British Library copy). (marc) AUA7096. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 14444. (vid) 9577. (DLPS) A68252.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A68252.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Scientific expeditions -- Canada -- Early works to 1800. Gellibrand, Henry, 1597-1636. Northwest Passage -- Early works to 1800. W. W. fl. 1633
The dangerous voyage of Capt. Thomas James : in his intended discovery of a North West passage into the South Sea : wherein the miseries indured, both going, wintering and returning, and the rarities observ'd philosophical, mathematical and natural are related in this journal of it, publish'd by the special command of King Charles I. : to which is added, a map for the sailing in those seas : also divers tables of the author's of the variation of the compass, &c. by Thomas James( Book )

4 editions published in 1740 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Record of an expedition, May 3, 1631 to Oct. 22, 1632, sent by Bristol merchants to find the Northwest Passage. James was forced by exceptionally bad weather to winter in the James Bay and examined its shores and the south coast of Hudson's Bay. His account "contains some remarkable physical observations respecting the intensity of the cold and the accumulation of ice in northern latitudes."--Lowndes
The dangerous voyage of Capt. Thomas James in his intended discovery of a north west passage into the South Sea by Thomas James( Book )

13 editions published between 1740 and 1973 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of Captain Thomas James : for the discovery of a North-west Passage to the South Seas by Thomas James( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange and dangerovs voyage of Captaine Thomas Iames, in his intended discouery of the Northwest Passage into the South Sea by Thomas James( Book )

7 editions published between 1633 and 1975 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages of Captain Luke Foxe of Hull, and Captain Thomas James of Bristol, in search of a northwest passage, in 1631-32 by Miller Christy( Book )

6 editions published between 1894 and 1971 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Containing part of the text of North-west Fox, London, 1635. This and the following volume (First series 89) have continuous main pagination. The supplementary material consists of the 1893 annual report. First published: 1894
Strange and dangerovs voyage of Captaine Thomas Iames in his intended discouery of the northwest passage into the South Sea by Thomas James( Book )

6 editions published between 1633 and 1966 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dangerons voyage by Thomas James( )

2 editions published in 1740 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange and dangerous voyage of Captaine Thomas James : a critical edition by Thomas James( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical edition of the seventeenth-century exploration narrative that helped shape the representation of the Canadian north
 
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Iames, Thomas 1593?-1635?

James, Thomas

Thomas James angielski żeglarz i odkrywca

Thomas James englischer Seefahrer

Thomas James explorador britànic

Thomas James explorador británico

Thomas James explorateur britannique

Thomas James zeevaarder

Томас Джеймс

توماس جیمز کاشف بریتانیایی

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English (191)

French (12)

Latin (1)