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William Dampier; Lionel Wafer; William Funnell; Bartholomew Sharpe; John Wood, (Captain); A Roberts; William Hacke; Ambrose Cowley
|Notes:||A collected issue (with additions) of Dampier's voyages, previously published in separate volumes, London, 1698 to 1709.
With side- and shoulder-notes.
Woodcuts: head- and tail-pieces.
Vol. 1 has added title: A new voyage round the world : describing particularly the Isthmus of America, several coasts of islands in the West Indies, the isles of Cape Verde, the passage by Terra del Fuego, the South-Sea coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, the isle of Guam, one of the Ladromes, Mindanao, and other Philipine, Formosa, Luconia, Celebes, &c., New-Holland , Sumatra, Nicobar isles, the Cape of Good Hope, and Santa Hellena. Their soil, rivers, harbors, plants fruits, animals, and inhabitants. Their customs, religion, government, trade, &c. By Capt. William Dampier ; illustrated with maps and draughts ; the seventh edition, corrected.
Vol. 2 has title: A collection of voyages. Containing I. A supplement to the Voyage round the world ... II. Two voyages to Campeachy ... III. A discourse of trade-winds, breezes, storms, seasons of the year, tides and currents of the torrid zone throughout the world, with an account of Natal in Africk, its product, negros, &c. By Capt. William Dampier. Illustrated with maps and draughts.
Vol. 3 [pt. 1] has title: A voyage to New-Holland, &c. in the year 1699. Where in described the Canary-Islands, the isles of Mayo and St. Fago, the bay of All-Saints, with the forts and town of Bahia in Brazil, Cape Salvadore, The winds of the Brazilian coast, Abrohlo Shoals, a table of all the variations observ'd in this voyage. Ocurrences near the Cape of Good-Hope. The course to New-Holland, Shark's Bay, the isles and coast, &c. of New-Holland. Their inhabitants, manners, customs, trade, &c., their harbours, soil, beasts, birds, fish, &c., trees, plants, fruits &c. By Captain William Dampier. [pt. 2] A continuation of a Voyage to New Holland, &c. ... by Captain William Dampier ... ; [pt. 3] A new voyage and description of the isthmus of America ... by Lionel Wafer, third edition.
Vol. 4 has title: A collection of voyages ... Containing I. A voyage round the world. Being an account of Capt. William Dampier's expedition into the South Seas ... by W. Funnell ... II. Capt. Cowley's voyage round the globe III. Capt. Sharp's journey ... IV. Capt. Wood's voyage ... V. Mr. Robert's adventures ...
Parts II-V of v. 4 are a reprint, with separate t.p. and paging, of Hacke's Collection of original voyages, London, 1699.
Advertisements at end of vol. 1 and 4.
|Description:||4 v. : ill., maps (part folded) ; 21 cm. (8vo)|
|Other Titles:||Dampier's voyages|