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A Collection of voyages : in four volumes, containing: I. Captain William Dampier's Voyages around the world, describing particularly, the coasts of islands in the East and West-Indies; the South-Sea coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico; the countries of tonquin, Achin and Malacca; the Cape of Good Hope, New-Holland, &c.; II. The voyages of Lionel Wafer, giving an account of his being left on the Isthmus of America, amongst the Indians, and the treatment of him, with a particular description of the country, &c., also the natural history of those parts, by a fellow of the Royal Society and Davis's expedition to the Golden Mines; III. A voyage round the world, containing and account of Capt. Dampier's expedition into the South-Seas in the ship St. George, with his various adventures and engagements, &c., together with a voyage from the coast of Mexico to East-India by W. Funnell, mate to Capt. Dampier; IV. Capt. Cowley's Voyage round the globe; V. Capt. Sharp's journey over the Isthmus of Darien, and expedition into the South-Seas; VI. Capt. Wood's voyage through the Streights of Magellan; VII. Mr. Roberts's adventures and sufferings amongst the corsairs of the Levant, his description of the Archipelago islands, &c. : illustrated with maps and draughts, also several birds, fishes and plants not found in this part of the world, curiously engraven on copper-plates. Preview this item
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A Collection of voyages : in four volumes, containing: I. Captain William Dampier's Voyages around the world, describing particularly, the coasts of islands in the East and West-Indies; the South-Sea coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico; the countries of tonquin, Achin and Malacca; the Cape of Good Hope, New-Holland, &c.; II. The voyages of Lionel Wafer, giving an account of his being left on the Isthmus of America, amongst the Indians, and the treatment of him, with a particular description of the country, &c., also the natural history of those parts, by a fellow of the Royal Society and Davis's expedition to the Golden Mines; III. A voyage round the world, containing and account of Capt. Dampier's expedition into the South-Seas in the ship St. George, with his various adventures and engagements, &c., together with a voyage from the coast of Mexico to East-India by W. Funnell, mate to Capt. Dampier; IV. Capt. Cowley's Voyage round the globe; V. Capt. Sharp's journey over the Isthmus of Darien, and expedition into the South-Seas; VI. Capt. Wood's voyage through the Streights of Magellan; VII. Mr. Roberts's adventures and sufferings amongst the corsairs of the Levant, his description of the Archipelago islands, &c. : illustrated with maps and draughts, also several birds, fishes and plants not found in this part of the world, curiously engraven on copper-plates.

Author: William DampierLionel WaferWilliam FunnellBartholomew SharpeJohn Wood, (Captain)All authors
Publisher: London : Printed for James and John Knapton ..., 1729.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Advertisements
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dampier; Lionel Wafer; William Funnell; Bartholomew Sharpe; John Wood, (Captain); A Roberts; William Hacke; Ambrose Cowley
OCLC Number: 249363909
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.
Includes indexes.
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

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