A collection of voyages. In four volumes ...: illustrated with maps and draughts : also several birds, fishes, and plants, not found in this part of the world : curiously engraven on copper-plates.
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V. 1, 2 and 4 each have a collective t.p. and a t.p. with contents. Title page to v. 3: A voyage to New-Holland, &c. in the year 1699 ... Vol. III. By Captain William Dampier. The third edition. Errors in paging: p. 466 is numbered 544 and 467 is numbered 455 in v. 3. Head- and tail-pieces; initials. Includes indexes. M RARE copy contains armorial bookplate partially obscured by book label of the Bristol Education Society; M RARE has 2nd copy of vols. 1 & 4, in which maps are hand-coloured.
Table Of Contents
(From v. 1 t.p.): I. Captain William Dampier's voyages round the world ... II. The voyages of Lionel Wafer ... and Davis's expedition to the golden mines. III. A voyage round the world ... by W. Funnell ... 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. ...
Original object: 4 v. (, vi, 550, ; , 184, 132, , 112, ; , 463, [i.e. 475], ; , 208, , 175,  p.),  leaves of plates (19] folded :ill., charts, maps ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Digitised sample: 1 page