2 edition of A new universal history of voyages and travels found in the catalog.
A new universal history of voyages and travels
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Rare Book Division Shelf locator: *KC (New general collection of voyages and travels) Topics Voyages around the world Voyages and travels Genres Books Prints Maps Drawings Notes Content: Compiled by John Green, but known as the Astley collection. Citation/reference: Sabin Physical Description Engravings.
A new universal collection of authentic and entertaining voyages and travels: from the earliest accounts to the present time, judiciously selected from the best writers in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, German, and other languages: comprehending an account of whatever is curious in the government, commerce, natural history, customs, marriages, funerals, and other.
A Book of Voyages is a collection of excerpts from his favorite civilian primary sources; it has just been published for the first time in the United States. It is well worth having, and for much more than the sheer joy of finding a new book with O’Brian’s name on the cover. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 8 Robert Kerr Full view - A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A New Universal Collection of Voyages and Travels.
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Free shipping for many products. Get this from a library. A new universal history of voyages and travels.: Collected from the most authentic authors in all languages. Containing Every Thing worthy Observation In The Four Quarters of the Globe ; And including the lives and remarkable exploits of the most eminent admirals, captains and seamen Of all Nations.
Illustrated with maps, plans, and other copper. Edward Cavendish Drake - A New Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages And Travels - History, Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Book "From The Earliest Accounts to the Present Times.".
A New, complete and universal collection of authentic and entertaining voyages and travels to all parts of the world [microform]: containing (among other voyages and travels undertaken for discovery, conquest, settlement, or the opening of trade) complete narratives of the following most important journals and including a new, authentic, entertaining, instructive, full, and complete.
Part Two -- General Voyages and Travels chiefly of Discovery; from the era of Don Henry Prince of Portugal, into that of George III in * BOOK ONE * -- History of the Discoveries of the Portuguese along the Coast of Africa, and of their Discovery of and Conquests in.
Drake, Edward Cavendish. A New Universal Collection of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages and Travels, from the Earliest Accounts to the present time the Whole forming a History of whatever is most worthy of Notice in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.
The authors of VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY never forget that history is made up of the stories of people. Each chapter of this new text centers around a story -- a traveler's account that highlights the book's main theme, the constant movement of people, goods, and ideas -- locally, regionally, and around the globe.
Chapter introductions are illustrated with 4/5(1). The Universal Traveler is an excellent reference for all creative and/or problem-solving ventures. It dispels the myth that creativity is a gift only to some at birth and convincingly outlines how it is, instead, a learnable behavior, able to become a lifelong habit/5.
Travel is the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations.
The term "travel" originates from the Old French word travail. Travel writing is a genre that has, as its focus, accounts of real or imaginary places.
The genre encompasses a number of styles. Historical account of the most celebrated voyages, travels, and discoveries, from the time of Columbus to the present period. by Mavor, William Fordyce, ; Pre Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) DLCPages: Travels (published in ) is a nonfiction book by Michael Crichton that details how he abandoned his medical education at Harvard Medical School, moved to Los Angeles, and began his professional writing career with The Great Train Robbery ().
After this book became a movie starring Sean Connery, Crichton undertook a variety of international adventures and Author: Michael Crichton. William Fordyce Mavor (1 August – 29 December ) was a Scottish teacher, priest and compiler of educational books, many of which passed through numerous editions.
He also invented a system of shorthand, which he explained in a treatise entitled ‘Universal Stenography’, first published in He is buried in the church at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, where there is a. Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to the General Peace of - Ebook written by William Fordyce Mavor.
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A General Collection Of Voyages And Travels: Including The Most Interesting Records Author: William Fordyce Mavor. A new, complete, and universal collection of authentic and entertaining voyages and travels to all the various parts of the world [electronic resource].
The whole compiled from the original journals And newly written by William Henry Portlock. Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series of historical novels has been described as "a masterpiece" (David Mamet, New York Times), "addictively readable" (Patrick T. Reardon, Chicago Tribune), and "the best historical novels ever written" (Richard Snow, New York Times Book Review), which "should have been on those lists of the greatest novels of the 20th Brand: Norton, W.
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Harvard Classics, Vol. 33 Voyages and Travels Ancient and Modern These seven accounts move from the ancient fathers of historical prose Herodotus and Tacitus in Egypt and Germany, respectively, to the great Elizabethan explorers Drake, Gilbert and Raleigh as.
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Johnstone (page images and uncorrected OCR text at MOA). A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 12 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Voyages.
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Gulliver’s Travels reflects conflicts in British society in the early 18th century. By narrating Gulliver’s adventures in Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa, and Houyhnhnm, the novel reveals and criticizes sins and corruption of British ruling class and their cruel exploitation towards people of Britain and neighboring countries in the capital.
Gulliver's Travels was unique in its day; it was not written to woo or entertain. It was an indictment, and it was most popular among those who were indicted — that is, politicians, scientists, philosophers, and Englishmen in general.
Swift was roasting people, and they were eager for the banquet. Swift himself admitted to wanting to "vex. A NEW UNIVERSAL COLLECTION OF AUTHENTIC AND ENTERTAINING VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, FROM THE EARLIEST ACCOUNTS TO THE PRESENT TIME.
Judiciously selected from the best writers in the English, French, Spanish, Italian. Sir Walter Raleigh () was an English adventurer, writer and nobleman. After growing close to Elizabeth I during his time in the army, Raleigh was knighted in and became captain of.
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by robert kerr, f.r.s. & p.a.s. edin. illustrated by maps and charts. vol. contents of vol. part. Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of his Majesty's ships adventure and Beagle, between the years and Author DARWIN, Charles, KING Philip Parker and Robert FITZROY.
The New York Society Library. 53 East 79th Street New York, NY [email protected] In the 17th Century an Ottoman traveller – Evliya Celebi – was inspired by a dream to embark on a journey across the Ottoman Empire. He travelled far and wide across Europe and North Africa and wrote extensively about his adventures in Seyahatname – “Book of Travels”.
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