DAMPIER, William, Captain MASEFIELD, John, ed.
Title: Dampier's Voyages : Consisting of a New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement to the Voyage Round the World, Two Voyages to Campeachy, a Discourse of Winds, a Voyage to New Holland, and a Vindication, in answer to the Chimerical Relation of William Funnell
Publisher:  E. Grant Richards, London, 1906,
Seller ID: 104647
DAMPIER, William, Captain. Dampier's Voyages : Consisting of a New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement to the Voyage Round the World, Two Voyages to Campeachy, a Discourse of Winds, a Voyage to New Holland, and a Vindication, in answer to the Chimerical Relation of William Funnell. Edited by John Masefield. In Two Voyages. London : E. Grant Richards, 1906. Numbered Limited Edition. Pp (8),vii-ix,(1),-, frontispiece portrait + 5 folding maps; (4),v-vii,(1),-624,+ 5 folding maps + 8 plates. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt vignettes to front board and spine, gilt lettering to spine, topedge gilt. "This edition is limited to one thousand copes for sale in the United Kingdom. No. ---." Contents : Vol. I : The Life of William Dampier; Note on the Text; Author's Dedication and Preface; Author's Table of Contents; The Introduction to the Voyage Round the World; mThe Voyage Round the World; Appendix to the Voyage Round the World : Dampier's Associates; Dedication and Preface to the Supplement; The Contents of the Supplement; The Voyage to Tonquin from Achin in Sumatra. Vol. II : Part I - Supplement of the Voyage round the World, continued from Vol. I. IV. Of the Government of Tonquin, Kings, Soldiers, and Mandarins. V. Voyage to Tenan. Journey by Land to Cachao, Occurrences. VI. Return trom Tonquin, with some Particulars of Cambodia and Bencouli, and Arrival at Malacca and Achin. VII. Achin described; its Natural and Political State, Customs, Trade, Civil Wars, etc. VIII. Author's Voyage to Malacca; Malacca described. IX. Return to Achin ; Voyage to Fort St. George, and thence to Bencouli; Bencouli described. Part II - The Campeachy Voyages. I. First Journey to Campeachy, and Return. Jucatan, Alcranes, and Island of Pines described. II. Second Voyage to Campeachy. TheEast Coast described; its Vegetables, Weather, Animals, etc. III. Logwood- Cutting, Beef-Hunting, and Occurrences. IV. The West Coast Rivers. The Mountain Cow, Indians, etc. V. The Rivers further West, the Products of Campeachy. Return to England. Part III - A Discourse of Winds, Storms, Seasons, Tides, and Currents in the Torrid Zone. I. On the True or General Trade Wind at Sea, Crossing the Line, etc. II. Of the Coasting and Constant Trade Winds. III. Of the Shifting Trade Winds and Monsoons. IV. Of Sea and Land Breezes. V. Of Peculiar Breezes and Winds of Particular Effects, Summasenta Winds, Cartagena Breezes, Popogaios, erenos, and Haramjatans. VI. Of Storms, Norths, Souths, Hurricanes, Tuffoons, Stormy Monsoons, and Elephantas. VII. Of the Seasons of the Year, Weather, Rains, and Tornadoes. VIII. Of Tides and Currents. Natal described. Part IV - A Voyage to New Holland. I. Departure from England. The Canary Isles. Teneriffe, Mayo, and St. Jago described. II. Course and Winds in Crossing the Line. Bahia, the City and Country described. III. Winds, Sea-reckonings and Variations. Arrival in New Holland. Description of the Country. An Account of Plants. Part V. I. A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland. II. Letters and Papers Relating to the Voyage of the "St. George." III. Captain Dampier's Vindication. IV. Captain Dampoier's Vindication Answered. V. Courts-Martial. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Rebacked (with original worn spine laid on), new endpapers, rubbed and lightly spotted, some sunning and bubbling to cloth, corners bumped, bottom portion of pp 130-134 of Vol. I torn, some light pencil marks, else a good, solid copy. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, this copy unnumbered. The two-volume set for 280.00