1698 1ed William Dampier Voyages Illustrated MAPS Pirates Pacific Islands CHINA

DAMPIER, William

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An incredible rare and desirable voyages book by William Dampier. ‘Voyages Around the World’ covers some of the most important and famous voyages from before the 17th-century. Dampier was an explorer and navigator himself and wrote this book in 1697 as a journal-style work. According to Lowndes,

“This work, written in the style of a plain blunt sailor, and full of correct information, particularly relative to the numerous islands in the Pacific Ocean – Cook, Byron, and others have been greatly indebted”

This book follows the adventures of pirates and buccaneers and also discusses Dampier’s voyages in Sierra Leone, Falkland Islands, Peru, Mexico, the Philippines, China, New Guinea, and many other places around the world.

 

This 1698 printing was the first edition printed under the new title and the first edition to be printed in French!

 

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1698 1ed William Dampier Voyages Illustrated MAPS Pirates Pacific Islands CHINA

 

An incredible rare and desirable voyages book by William Dampier. ‘Voyages Around the World’ covers some of the most important and famous voyages from before the 17th-century. Dampier was an explorer and navigator himself and wrote this book in 1697 as a journal-style work. According to Lowndes,

“This work, written in the style of a plain blunt sailor, and full of correct information, particularly relative to the numerous islands in the Pacific Ocean – Cook, Byron, and others have been greatly indebted”

This book follows the adventures of pirates and buccaneers and also discusses Dampier’s voyages in Sierra Leone, Falkland Islands, Peru, Mexico, the Philippines, China, New Guinea, and many other places around the world.

 

This 1698 printing was the first edition printed under the new title and the first edition to be printed in French!

 

Item number: #8852

Price: $4950

 

DAMPIER, William

 

Nouveau voyage autour du monde : où l’on décrit en particulier l’Isthme de l’Amerique, plusieurs côtes et isles des Indes Occidentales, les Isles du Cap Verd, le passage par la Terre del Fuego, les côtes meridionales du Chili, du Perou & du Mexique ; l’Isle de Guam, Mindanao, & des autres Philippines, les isles orientales qui sont prés de Cambodie ; de la Chine ; Formosa ; Luçon, Celebes, &c., la Nouvelle Hollande, les Isles de Sumatra, de Nicobar & de Sainte Helene & le Cap de Bonne Esperance : où l’on traite des differens terroirs de tous ces pais, de leurs ports, des plantes, des fruits & des animaux qu’on y trouve ; de leurs habitans, de leurs coûtumes, de leur religion, de leur gouvernement, de leur negoce, &c.

 

A Amsterdam : Chez Paul Marret, Marchand Libraire …, 1698. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • I – [10], 315, [1]
      • 7 engraved plates
    • II – [2], 316-616, [4]
      • 7 engraved plates
    • References: Leclerc, Americana, 415; Sabin 18381; Lowndes 585;
    • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate
      • Justus ex Fide vivit. Ex Bibliothecâ SAN MAURITIANA.
        • Nicolas Foy de Saint Maurice, comte palatin, conseiller d’Etat ordinaire, chevalier de Saint-Lazare
      • Language: French
      • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
      • Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)
      • Exceedingly rare and valuable with auction records and price comparisons as high as $16,500

 

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Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

DAMPIER, William

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete