A New Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages and Travels from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. ...
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Comprehending an Account of whatever is Curious in the Government Commerce Natural History Customs Marriages Funerals and other Ceremonies ... Including an Account of the most remarkable Discoveries Conquests Settlements Battles Sea Fights Hurricanes Shipwrecks Sieges Tortures Wonderful Escapes Massacres and Strange Deliverances both by Sea and Land. ... London: J. Cooke 1768. Thick folio. Half calf over marbled paper boards. Spine gilt with raised bands and contrasting title-label. (ii 710pp.). With 63 plates most of which are full-page incl. 9 engrv. maps of which 1 is folding. Title-page printed in red/black ink. Contents soiled/discoloured and with some repairs. Complete with Dedication leaf at beginning of text and List of Subscribers at end. Printed in double-column. (Hill p.85): A fascinating collection of voyages and relations of experiences by travellers from the time of the Portuguese navigators to the middle of the eighteenth century including those of Magellan Drake Cavendish Olivier van Noort William Dampier Woodes Rogers John Clipperton George Anson and Lionel Wafer.
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