The Resource A New general collection of voyages and travels : consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, (electronic resource)

A New general collection of voyages and travels : consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, (electronic resource)

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A New general collection of voyages and travels : consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America
Title
A New general collection of voyages and travels
Title remainder
consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TGPSM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • patent document
  • bibliography
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  • Green, John
  • Astley, Thomas
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Voyages and travels
Label
A New general collection of voyages and travels : consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, (electronic resource)
Link
http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/Sabin?af=RN&ae=CY110788574&srchtp=a&ste=14&q=univmanitoba
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compiled by John Green, but known as the Astley collection
  • "With respect to the several empires, kingdoms, and provinces; their situation, extent, bounds and division, climate, soil and produce; their lakes, rivers, mountains, cities, principal towns, harbours, buildings, &c. And the gradual alterations that from time to time have happened in each: also the manners and customs of the several inhabitants; their religion and government, arts and sciences, trades and manufactures: so as to form a compleat system of modern geography and history, exhibiting the present state of all nations; illustrated not only with charts of the several divisions of the ocean, and maps of each country, entirely new composed, as well as new engraved, by the best hands, from the latest surveys, discoveries, and astronomical observations: but likewise with variety of plans, and prospects of coats, harbours, and cities; besides cuts representing antiquities, animals, vegetables, the persons and habits of the people, and other curiosities : selected from the most authentic travellers, foreign as well as English. Published by his Majesty's authority."
  • Two columns to the page
  • Includes index
  • Reproduction of original from The American Antiquarian Society
  • Sabin no. 28539
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
v. 1. First voyages of the Portugueze to the East Indies, 1418-1546. First voyages of the English to Guinea, and the East Indies, 1552-1598. First voyages of the English to the East Indies, set forth by the company of merchants, 1600-1620. Voyages to Africa and the islands adjacent, 1455-1721 -- V. 2. Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea -- V. 3. Voyages and travels to Guinea, Benin, Kongo and Angola. Description of Loango, Kongo, Angola, Benguela, and adjacent countries. Description of the countries along the eastern coast of Africa, from Cape of Good Hope to Cape Guarda Fuy. Voyages and travels in China, 1655-1722 -- V. 4. Description of China, of Korea, eastern Tartary and Tibet. Travels through Tartary, Tibet, and Bukhâria, to and from China, 1246-1698
Dimensions
27 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
4 v.
Form of item
electronic
Note
  • Travel.
  • 2011AC63501; 2011AC63502; 2011AC63503; 2011AC63504.
Other physical details
ill., maps (some fold.), plans (some fold.)
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)TGPSM11-B2258
Label
A New general collection of voyages and travels : consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, (electronic resource)
Link
http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/Sabin?af=RN&ae=CY110788574&srchtp=a&ste=14&q=univmanitoba
Publication
Note
  • Compiled by John Green, but known as the Astley collection
  • "With respect to the several empires, kingdoms, and provinces; their situation, extent, bounds and division, climate, soil and produce; their lakes, rivers, mountains, cities, principal towns, harbours, buildings, &c. And the gradual alterations that from time to time have happened in each: also the manners and customs of the several inhabitants; their religion and government, arts and sciences, trades and manufactures: so as to form a compleat system of modern geography and history, exhibiting the present state of all nations; illustrated not only with charts of the several divisions of the ocean, and maps of each country, entirely new composed, as well as new engraved, by the best hands, from the latest surveys, discoveries, and astronomical observations: but likewise with variety of plans, and prospects of coats, harbours, and cities; besides cuts representing antiquities, animals, vegetables, the persons and habits of the people, and other curiosities : selected from the most authentic travellers, foreign as well as English. Published by his Majesty's authority."
  • Two columns to the page
  • Includes index
  • Reproduction of original from The American Antiquarian Society
  • Sabin no. 28539
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
v. 1. First voyages of the Portugueze to the East Indies, 1418-1546. First voyages of the English to Guinea, and the East Indies, 1552-1598. First voyages of the English to the East Indies, set forth by the company of merchants, 1600-1620. Voyages to Africa and the islands adjacent, 1455-1721 -- V. 2. Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea -- V. 3. Voyages and travels to Guinea, Benin, Kongo and Angola. Description of Loango, Kongo, Angola, Benguela, and adjacent countries. Description of the countries along the eastern coast of Africa, from Cape of Good Hope to Cape Guarda Fuy. Voyages and travels in China, 1655-1722 -- V. 4. Description of China, of Korea, eastern Tartary and Tibet. Travels through Tartary, Tibet, and Bukhâria, to and from China, 1246-1698
Dimensions
27 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
4 v.
Form of item
electronic
Note
  • Travel.
  • 2011AC63501; 2011AC63502; 2011AC63503; 2011AC63504.
Other physical details
ill., maps (some fold.), plans (some fold.)
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)TGPSM11-B2258

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