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Terra australis cognita:, or, Voyages to the Terra australis, or southern hemisphere, during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. : Containing an account of the manners of the people, and the productions of the countries, hitherto found in the southern latitudes; the advantages that may result from further discoveries on this great continent, and the methods of establishing colonies there, to the advantage of Great Britain. : With a preface by the editor, in which some geographical, nautical, and commercial questions are discussed.
A collection of voyages and travels, : some now first printed from original manuscripts, others now first published in English. In six volumes. To which is prefixed, an introductory discourse (supposed to be written by the celebrated Mr. Locke) intitled, The whole history of navigation from its original to this time / Illustrated with near three hundred maps and cuts, curiously engraved on copper.
A missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. / Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries; and illustrated with maps, charts and views, drawn by Mr. William Wilson, and engraved by the most eminent artists. With a preliminary discourse on the geography and history of the South Sea Islands ; and an appendix, including details never before published, of the natural and civil state of Otaheite, by a committee appointed for the purpose by the directors of the Missionary Society ...
The principal navigations, voiages, traffiqves and discoueries of the English nation, made by sea or ouerland, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeres : deuided into three seuerall volumes according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed ... / By Richard Hakluyt Master of Artes, and sometime student of Christ-Church in Oxford.
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