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|Genre/Form:||Early works to 1800
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William Dampier; Lionel Wafer; William Funnell; William Ambrosia Cowley; Bartholomew Sharpe; John Wood, (Captain); A Roberts; Herman Moll; John Knapton; James Knapton; Great Britain. Foreign Office. Library,
|Notes:||Only volume 1 has a collective title page; all volumes have a volume title page.
Vol. 1: , vi, 550,  p., 3 folded leaves of plates ; vol. 2: , 184, 132, , 112,  p., 4 folded leaves of plates ; vol. 3: , 463,  p., 37 leaves of plates (6 folded) ; , 208, , 175,  p., 18 leaves of plates (8 folded).
Includes woodcut decorative head- and tail-pieces.
In vol. 1: "A map of the world shewing the course of Mr. Dampiers voyage round it : from 1679 to 1691, H. Moll fecit." facing title page;"A map fo the middle part of America" following p. 24; "A map of the East Indies" following p. 282. In vol. 2: "A map of the streights of Malacca, H. Moll F." facing p. 1; "A map of the Bay of Campechy, H. Moll F." following p. 184; "A view of the general & coasting trade-winds in the great south ocean, H. Moll F." and "A view of the general & coasting trade-winds in the Atlantick & Indian Oceans" preceding p. 1 of the 2nd part. In vol. 3: "Capt. Dampiers new voyage to New-Holland &c. in 1699 &c." preceding p. 1; "A view of the course of Capt. Wil. Dampiers voyage from Timor round Nova Britannia &c." following p. 116; "A map of the isthmus of Darien & Bay of Panama ..." following p. 268. In vol. 4: "A map of the world according to Marcators projection, shewing the course of Mr. Funnells voyage round it" facing title-page; "The great and small bay of Le Grand part of Brazile &c." following p. 6; "[Gulf of Amapalla alias Fonseca]" following p. 80; "[The gulf of Nicoya ...]" following p. 88; "[Part of Ceram I.]" following p. 172; "The Gallapagos Islands discovered by Capt. Iohn Eaton, H. Moll F." following p. 8; "Map of the Archipelago Islands, H. Moll F." following p. 124.
Includes indexes at the end of vol. 2; in vol. 3, p. 114-116, p. 258-260, and at end; in vol. 4, following p. 208 and p. 175.
Includes publisher's advertisements at the end of vol. 1 and 4.
|Description:||4 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||Vol. I. A new voyage round the world. Describing particularly the isthmus of America, several coasts and 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 Ladrones, Mindanao, and other Philippine and East-India islands near Cambodia, China, Formosa, Luconia, Celebes, &c. New-Holland, Sumatra, Nicobar Isles; the Cape of Good Hope, and Santa Hellena ... / by Capt. William Dampier. The seventh edition, corrected. Vol. II. A supplement to the voyage round the world : describing the countries of Tonquin, Achin, Malacca, &c. their product, inhabitants, manners, trade, policy, &c. --
Two voyages to Campeachy; with a description of the coasts, product, inhabitants, logwood-cutting, trade, &c. of Jucatan, Campeachy, New-Spain, &c. --
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, Negroes, &c. / by Capt. William Dampier. Vol. III. A voyage to New-Holland, &c. in the year 1699. Wherein are described, the Canary-Islands, the isles of Mayo and St. Jago. The Bay of All-Saints, with the fort and town of Bahia in Brazil. Cape Salvadore. The winds on the Brasilian coast. Abrohlo shoals. A table of all the variations observ'd in the voyage. Occurrences near the Cape of Good-Hope. The course to New-Holland. Shark's Bay. The isles and coast, &c. of New-Holland ... / by Captain William Dampier. The third edition --
A continuation of a voyage to New-Holland, &c. in the year 1699. Wherein are described, the islands Timor, Rotee and Anabao. A passage bewteen the islands Timor and Anabao. Copang and Laphao Bays. The islands Omba, Fetter, Bande and Bird. A description of the coast of New-Guinea. The islands Pulo Sabuda, Cockle, King William's, Providence, Garret Dennis, Ant. Cave's and St. John's. Also a new passage between N. Guinea and Nova Britannia. The islands of Ceram, Bonao, Bouro, and several islands before unknown. The coast of Java, the streights of Sunda. Author's arrival at Batavia, Cape of Good Hope, St. Helens, I. Ascension, &c. ... /By Captain William Dampier --
A new voyage and description of the isthmus of America ... / by Lionel Wafer. The third edition. To which are added, the natural history of those parts ... and Davis's expedition to the gold mines, in 1702. Vol. IV. A voyage round the world. Being an account of Capt. William Sampier's expedition into the south seas in the ship St. George. With his various adventures and engagements, &c. Together with a voyage from the west coast of Mexico to East India / by W. Funnell, mate to Capt. Sampier --
Capt. Cowley's voyage round the globe --
Capt. Sharp's journey over the isthmus of Darien, and expedition into the south seas. --
Capt. Wood's voyage through the streights of Magellan --
Mr. Roberts's adventures and sufferings amongst the Corsairs of the Levant : his description of the Archipelago Islands, &c.
- Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
- Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.
- Winds -- Early works to 1800.
- Tides -- Early works to 1800.
- Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works.
- Latin America -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
- Pacific Ocean -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
- Australia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
- Philippines -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.