An account of several late voyages & discoveries to the south and north towards the Streights of Magellan, the South Seas, the vast tracts of land beyond Hollandia Nova &c. : also towards Nova Zembla, Greenland or Spitsberg, Groynland or Engrondland, &c.

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  • Voyages and travels.,
  • Magellan, Strait of (Chile and Argentina),
  • Spitsbergen Island (Norway) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

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Statementby Sir John Narborough, Captain Jasmen Tasman, Captain John Wood, and Frederick Marten of Hamburgh ; to which are annexed a large introduction and supplement, giving an account of other navigations to those regions of the globe, the whole illustrated with charts and figures.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 572:1.
ContributionsNarbrough, John, Sir, 1640-1688., Tasman, Abel Janszoon, 1603?-1659., Wood, John, Captain, Martens, Friedrich, 1635-1699., Robinson, Tancred, Sir, d. 1748.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 pts. (xxix, [7], 196; 207 p., 19 leaves of plates (7 folded))
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16713707M

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Title: An account of several late voyages & discoveries to the south and north towards the Streights of Magellan, the South Seas, the vast tracts of land beyond Hollandia Nova &c.: also towards Nova Zembla, Greenland or Spitsberg, Groynland or Engrondland, &c.

/ by Sir John Narborough, Captain Jasmen Tasman, Captain John Wood, and Frederick Marten of Hamburgh ; to which are annexed a.

An Account of Several Late Voyages & Discoveries to the South and North: Towards the Streights of Magellan, the South Seas, the Vast Tracts of Land Beyond Hollandia Nova, &c.: Also Towards Nova Zembla, Greenland Or Spitsberg, Groynland Or Engrondland, &c.

An Account of Several Late Voyages and Discoveries to the South and North. Towards the Streights of Magellan, the South Seas, the vast tracts of land bewond Hollandia Nova, &c. Also, towards Nova Zembla, Greenland or Spitsberg, Groynland or Engroundland, &c.

By Narborough, John and Tasman, Jasmen and Wood, John and Marten, Frederick. London: Samuel [ ]. An account of books, viz.

An account of several late voyages and discoveries to the south and north towards the streights of Magellan, the South Seas, the vast tracts of land beyond Hollandia Nova, &c. Also towards Nova Zembla, Greenland or Spitsberg, Groynland Engronland, &c.

A Journal Kept by Captain John Narbrough [during his] Voyage to the Streights of Magellan: A relation of a voyage made towards the South Terra Incognita, extracted from the journal of Captain Abel Jansen Tasman; A relation of a voyage for the discovery of a passage by the North-East, to Japan and China, anno dominiby Captain John Wood.

An Account of several late voyages & discoveries to the south and north: towards the Streights of Magellan, the South Seas, the vast tracts of land beyond Hollandia Nova, &c.: also towards Nova Zembla, Greenland or Spitsberg, Groynland or Engrondland, &c.

London: Printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, Printers to the Royal Society. English, Book, Illustrated edition: An Account of several late voyages & discoveries to the south and north: towards the Streights of Magellan, the South Seas, the vast tracts of land beyond Hollandia Nova, &c.: also towards Nova Zembla, Greenland or Spitsberg, Groynland or Engrondland, &c.

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