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Nieuwe reystogt rondom de werreld : waarin omstandiglyk beschreeven worden de land-engte van Amerika, verscheydene kusten en eylanden in Westindie, de eylanden van Kabo Verde, de doortogt van de Straat Le Maire na de Zuydzee, de kusten van Chili, Peru, Mexiko; 't eyland Guam een van de Ladrones, 't eyland Mindanao een van de Filippines; en de Oostindische eylanden ontrent Kambodia, Cina, Formosa, Lukonia, Celebes, enz. voorts Nieuw Holland, Sumatra, de eylanden van Nikobar, de Kaap van Goede Hoop, en 't eyland Sante Helena. Midsgaders derzelver landsdouw / rivieren / havens / gewassen / vruchten / gedierten / en inwoonders / venessens hunne Gewoonten / Godsdient / regeering / handel / enz. / In't Engelsch beschreeven door William Dampier, en daaruyt vertaald door W. Sewel ; met naauwkeurige landkaarten, en kopere platen vercierd
Bib ID 4672609
Format BookBook
Author
Dampier, William, 1652-1715, author
 
Description In 's Gravenhage, : Abraham de Hondt, 1698-1700 
2 v. in 1. : ill., maps ; 20 cm. (4to) 
Notes

Added title-pages, engraved.

Vol. 2 has title: Tweede deel van William Dampiers Reystogt rondom de werreld beheizende eene beschryving der togten na Tonquin, Achin, Malakka ... En eene verhandeling van de passaadwinden meer en land-winden, stormen, saizoenen des jaars, getyden en stroomen der verzengde luchtstreek ... Midsgaders een naauwkeurige beschryving van Darien of de land-engte van Amerika ... door Lionel Wafer ...

National Library of Australia's SR 910.4 D166 copy in full vellum binding; stamped 'Parliament of the Commonwealth Library' and 'Commonwealth of Australia Library of the Parliament', accessioned stamped 22378, 7 Feb 1910.

Engraving by Caspar Luyken between pages 340-341 (one of 16p. of plates) is thought to be the earliest known printed European image of Indigenous Australians.

Chapter 16, pages 335-341 deals with New Holland, including encounter with natives on Kimberley coast, physical description, making of fish-weirs, weapons (swords & lances); Natives on nearby islands, windbreaks observed, natives swim from one island to another; (Voyage in ship Cygnet, 1688).

Wafer's Nieuwe reystogt en beschryving van de land-engte van Amerika has special t.-p. and separate pagination.

Signatures to v.1: *⁴ **²A⁴ Aaa⁴Bbb²Bbb³

Signatures to v.2: *⁴ **²A⁴ Aaa⁴Nn²

Signatures to Wafer: A⁴M⁴

Subjects Dampier, William, 1652-1715.  |  Cygnet (Ship)  |  Weapons.  |  Settlement and contacts - 17th Century.  |  Housing - Shelters - Wind.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Fishing - Fish weirs.  |  Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800.  |  Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.  |  Buccaneers -- Early works to 1800.  |  Winds -- Early works to 1800.  |  Tides -- Early works to 1800.  |  Latin America -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)
Other authors/contributors Sewel, William, 1653-1720, translator  |  Luiken, Caspar, 1672-1708, illustrator
Also Titled

New tour around the world: in which the country of America, various coasts and eyelands in West Indie, the eyelands of Kabo Verde, the thoroughfare of the Le Maire Strait after the Zuyd Sea, the coasts of Chile, Peru and Mexiko are described; 't eyland Guam one of the Ladrones, the eyland Mindanao one of the Filipinos; and the East Indian countries around Cambodia, Cina, Formosa, Lukonia, Celebes, etc., New Holland, Sumatra, the eyelands of Nikobar, the Cape of Good Hope, and the eyland Sante Helena. Midsgader der beschver landdouw / rivers / harbors / crops / fruits / animals / and residents / venesens their habits / Goddish / government / trade / etc. / In English written by William Dampier, and translated by W. Sewel; with accurate maps, and copper plates

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