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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol.VII

A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol.VII
Title: A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol.VII
Author:Kerr Robert
Оценка: 2.5 of 5, readers votes - 2
Serie:A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels
Genre: historical
Annotation:GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, 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. BY ROBERT KERR, F.R.S. & F.A.S. EDIN. ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND CHARTS. VOL. VII.
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  1. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VII by Robert Kerr
  2. PART II. (CONTINUED)
  3. BOOK III. CONTINUATION OF THE DISCOVERIES AND CONQUESTS OF THE PORTUGUESE IN THE EAST; TOGETHER WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY VOYAGES Of OTHER EUROPEAN NATIONS TO INDIA
  4. CHAPTER IV. CONTINUATION OF THE PORTUGUESE TRANSACTIONS IN INDIA, AFTER THE RETURN OF DON STEPHANO DE GAMA FROM SUEZ IN 1541, TO THE REDUCTION OF PORTUGAL UNDER THE DOMINION OF SPAIN IN 1581
  5. SECTION XIII. Account of an Expedition of the Portuguese from India to Madagascar in 1613
  6. SECTION XIV. Continuation of the Transactions of the Portuguese in India, from 1617 to 1640; and the conclusion of the Portuguese Asia of Manuel de Faria
  7. SECTION XV. Occurrences in Pegu, Martavan, Pram, Siam, and other places 23
  8. SECTION XVI. A short Account of the Portuguese possessions between the Cape of Good Hope and China 31
  9. CHAPTER V. VOYAGES AND TRAVELS IN EGYPT, SYRIA, ARABIA, PERSIA, AND INDIA. BY LUDOVICO VERTHEMA, IN 1503
  10. INTRODUCTION
  11. THE NAUIGATION AND VYAGES OF LEWES VERTOMANNUS, GENTLEMAN OF THE CITIE OF ROME, TO THE REGIONS OF ARABIA, EGYPTE, PERSIA, SYRIA, ETHIOPIA AND EAST INDIA, BOTH WITHIN AND WITHOUT THE RYUER OF GANGES, E
  12. THE PREFACE OF THE AUTHOR.
  13. SECTION I. Of the Navigation from Venice to Alexandria in Egypt, and from thence to Damascus in Syria
  14. SECTION II. Of the City of Damascus
  15. SECTION III. Of the Journey from Damascus to Mecca, and of the Manners of the Arabians
  16. SECTION IV. Observations of the Author during his residence at Mecca
  17. SECTION V. Adventures of the Author in various parts of Arabia Felix, or Yemen
  18. SECTION VI. Observations of the Author relative to some parts of Persia
  19. SECTION VII. Observations of the Author on various parts of India
  20. SECTION VIII. Account of the famous City and Kingdom of Calicut
  21. SECTION IX. Observations on various parts of India
  22. SECTION X. Continuation of the Authors Adventures, after his Return to Calicut
  23. SECTION XI. Account of a memorable Battle between the Mahometan Navy of Calicut and the Portuguese
  24. SECTION XII. Navigation of the Author to Ethiopia, and return to Europe by Sea
  25. CHAPTER VI. VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF CESAR FREDERICK IN INDIA 120
  26. INTRODUCTION
  27. Cesar Frederick to the Reader
  28. SECTION I. Voyage from Venice to Bir in Asia Minor
  29. SECTION II. Of Feluchia and Babylon
  30. SECTION III. Of Basora
  31. SECTION IV. Of Ormuz
  32. SECTION V. Of Goa, Diu, and Cambaya
  33. SECTION VI. Of Damann, Bassen, Tana, Chaul, and some other places
  34. SECTION VII. Of Goa
  35. SECTION VIII. Of the City of Bijanagur
  36. SECTION IX. Of Cochin
  37. SECTION X. Of the Pearl Fishery in the Gulf of Manaar
  38. SECTION XI. Of the Island of Ceylon
  39. SECTION XII. Of Negapatam
  40. SECTION XIII. Of Saint Thome and other places
  41. SECTION XIV. Of the Island of Sumatra and the City of Malacca
  42. SECTION XV. Of the City of Siam
  43. SECTION XVI. Of the Kingdom of Orissa and the River Ganges
  44. SECTION XVII. Of Tanasserim and other Places
  45. SECTION XVIII. Of Martaban and the Kingdom of Pegu
  46. SECTION XIX. Voyages of the Author to different parts of India
  47. SECTION XX. Some Account of the Commodities of India
  48. SECTION XXI. Return of the Author to Europe
  49. CHAPTER VII. EARLY ENGLISH VOYAGES TO GUINEA, AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA
  50. INTRODUCTION
  51. SECTION I. Second Voyage of the English to Barbary, in the year 1552, by Captain Thomas Windham 184
  52. SECTION II. A Voyage from England to Guinea and Benin in 1553, by Captain Windham and Antonio Anes Pinteado
  53. SECTION III. Voyage to Guinea, in 1554, by Captain John Lok 198
  54. SECTION IV. Voyage to Guinea in 1555, by William Towerson, Merchant of London 226
  55. SECTION V. Second Voyage to Guinea in 1556, by William Towerson 260
  56. SECTION VI. Third Voyage of William Towerson to Guinea, in 1558 270
  57. SECTION VII. Notices of an intended Voyage to Guinea, in 1561 283
  58. SECTION VIII. Voyage to Guinea in 1562, written by William Rutter 284
  59. SECTION IX. Supplementary Account of the foregoing Voyage 285
  60. SECTION X. Voyage to Guinea in 1563 by Robert Baker 286
  61. SECTION XI. A Voyage to Guinea, in 1564:, by Captain David Carlet 289
  62. SECTION XII. A Voyage to Guinea and the Cape de Verd Islands in 1566, by George Fenner 292
  63. SECTION XIII. Embassy of Mr Edmund Hogan to Morocco in 1577, written by himself 297
  64. SECTION XIV. Embassy of Henry Roberts from Queen Elizabeth to Morocco in 1585, written by himself 303
  65. SECTION XV. Voyage to Benin beyond Guinea in 1588, by James Welsh 307
  66. SECTION XVI. Supplement to the foregoing Voyage, in a Letter from Anthony Ingram the chief Factor, written from Plymouth to the Owners, dated 9th September, the day of arriving at Plymouth
  67. SECTION XVII. Second Voyage of James Welsh to Benin, in 1590 317
  68. SECTION XVIII. Voyage of Richard Rainolds and Thomas Dassel to the Rivers Senegal and Gambia adjoining to Guinea, in 1591
  69. CHAPTER VIII. SOME MISCELLANEOUS EARLY VOYAGES OF THE ENGLISH
  70. INTRODUCTION
  71. SECTION I. Gallant escape of the Primrose from Bilboa in Spain, in 1585 332
  72. SECTION II. Voyage of Sir Francis Drake, in 1585, to the West Indies 334
  73. SECTION III. Cruizing Voyage to the Azores by Captain Whiddon, in 1586, written by John Evesham 336
  74. SECTION IV. Brief relation of notable service performed by Sir Francis Drake in 1587 338
  75. SECTION V. Brief account of the Expedition of the Spanish Armada in 1588 344
  76. SECTION VI. Account of the Relief of a part of the Spanish Armada, at Anstruther in Scotland, in 1588
  77. SECTION VII. A cruising Voyage to the Azores in 1589, by the Earl of Cumberland 356
  78. SECTION VIII. Valiant Sea Fight, by Ten Merchant Ships of London against Twelve Spanish Gallies in the Straits of Gibraltar, on the 24th April
  79. SECTION IX. A valiant sea fight in the Straits of Gibraltar, in April 1591, by the Centurion of London, against five Spanish gallies
  80. SECTION X. Sea-fight near the Azores, between the Revenge man of war, commanded by Sir Richard Granville, and fifteen Spanish men of war
  81. SECTION XI. Note of the Fleet of the Indies, expected in Spain this year 1591; with the number that perished, according to the examination of certain Spaniards, lately taken and brought to England
  82. SECTION XII. Report of a Cruizing Voyage to the Azores in 1591, by a feet of London ships sent with supplies to the Lord Thomas Howard. Written by Captain Robert Flicke
  83. SECTION XIII. Exploits of the English in several Expeditions and cruizing Voyages from 1589 to 1592; extracted from John Huighen van Linschoten
  84. SECTION XIV. Cruizing voyage to the Azores, in 1592, by Sir John Burrough, Knight 388
  85. SECTION XV. The taking of two Spanish Ships, laden with quicksilver and the Popes bulls, in 1592, by Captain Thomas White
  86. SECTION XVI. Narrative of the Destruction of a great East India Carak, in 1594, written by Captain Nicholas. Downton
  87. SECTION XVII. List of the Royal Navy of England of the demise of Queen Elizabeth 395
  88. CHAPTER IX. EARLY VOYAGES OF THE ENGLISH TO THE EAST INDIES, BEFORE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN EXCLUSIVE COMPANY
  89. SECTION I. Voyage to Goa in 1579, in the Portuguese fleet, by Thomas Stevens 398
  90. SECTION II. Journey to India over-land, by Ralph Fitch, Merchant of London, and others, in 1583 404
  91. SECTION III. Supplement to the Journey of Fitch 434


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