7 - 8 April 2004
VOYAGES TO THE PACIFIC AND EAST INDIES
FRYKE, Christopher, and Christopher SCHEWITZER. A Relation of Two several Voyages Made into the East-Indies,... Describing those Countries which are under the Power and Government of the Dutch. London: Printed for D. Brown et al, 1700. 8° (197 x 126mm). Modern morocco backed cloth, advertisement leaf.
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. With particularly fine descriptions of the Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, Java, Ceylon, Formosa and Japan. Cox I, p. 282. Wing F2211.
William HACKE. A Collection of Original Voyages: containing I. Capt. Cowley's Voyage round the Globe. II. Captain Sharp's Journey over the Isthmus of Darien, and Expedition into the South Seas. III. Capt. Wood's Voyage thro' the Streights of Magellan. IV. Mr. Robert's Adventures among the Corsairs of the Levant;... London: Printed for James Knapton, 1699. 8° (195 x 120mm). Folding engraved frontispiece map, 4 further folding maps and 1 engraved plate, with blank leaf and 3 pages of advertisements (Slightly browned). Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked preserving original endpapers.
FIRST EDITION of this account of privateering voyages edited by a privateer: Cowley, harassed the Spanish in the West Indies and Sharp, plundered Spanish shipping on the west coast of South America. Wood sailed with Narborough's expedition. Hill, p. 130. Wing H168. (2)
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