A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels .

GREEN, John (Editor).

Published by London: Printed for Thomas Astley, 1745-47., 1745
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB) (Toronto, ON, Canada)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 20, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 7,215.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 9.00 From Canada to U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

4 Volumes. 4to. pp. xi, [13], 680; viii, [4], 732; vi, [4], 605; xii, [3], 751,m[42]index. with list of subscribers. text in double columns. 680; 229 (of 232) engraved maps & plates (many folding; incl. 4 frontis.) (lacking 1 Chinese & 2 African plates). woodcut dedication headpieces. modern cloth (small institutional blindstamp on titles, some plates browned, scattered foxing, blank corner of 1 frontis. defective). First Edition. Compiled by John Green but known as Astley’s collection. This generously illustrated collection comprises (1) first voyages of the Portuguese 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; (2) voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735; voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726; description of Guinea; (3) voyages and travels to Guinea, Benin, Congo and Angola; description of Loango, Congo, Angola, Benguela, and adjacent counties; 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; and (4) description of China, of Korea, eastern Tartary and Tibet; travels through Tartary, Tibet, and Bokhara, to and from China, 1246-1698. Two voyages in Volume II relate to America: a voyage along the coast of Guinea, the island of St. Thomas, and Barbados, in 1693 by Thomas Phillips, and a voyage to Guinea, Brazil and the West Indies, 1721, by John Atkins. Cox I p. 15. Hill p. 210. Sabin 28539. European Americana 745/153. Cordier, Japonica, 232, 277, 279, 322, 405 & 406. Cordier, Sinica, 1947. Bookseller Inventory # elala3387

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: A New General Collection of Voyages and ...

Publisher: London: Printed for Thomas Astley, 1745-47.

Publication Date: 1745

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

Member: ILAB, ABAC In business since 1977. Retail shop with large stock, comprising: Old & Rare Books in most fields, Specializing in Voyages and Travels, Canadiana/America, Early Printed Books, Illustrated Books, Human Sciences 20th Century Books on Art & Decorative Arts, Architecture, Books about Books Antique Maps & Prints

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All prices are net in US dollars.
Shipping, handling, & insurance charges are extra.
Canadian residents are subject to applicable taxes.
All items are guaranteed to be authentic and as described.
All items are in very good or better condition unless
otherwise stated; major defects are noted.
Images available upon request.
All items are offered subject to prior sale.
All items are returnable within 30 days with prior notification if found to be not as described.
Libraries may request that orders ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

All orders are carefully and solidly packaged and are shipped in a timely manner. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. We ship once a week with USPS, if you need an item fast, we may have use Canadapost or a courier if you just missed our ship date for USPS parcels.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express