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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 664 pages of information about A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels Volume 10.


Chap.  I—­Early Circumnavigations, or Voyages round the World,


Chap.  I.—­Voyage of Ferdinand Magellan round the World, in 1519-1522,

Sect.  I. Some Account of Magellan, previous to the Commencement of the

II.  Proceedings of the Voyage from Seville to Patagonia, and wintering there,

III.  Prosecution of the Voyage, till the Death of Magellan,

IV.  Continuation of the Voyage to its Conclusion,

Chap.  II.  Voyage by Sir Francis Drake round the World, in 1517-1580,

Sect.  I. Introduction, and Preparation for the Voyage,

II.  Narrative of the Voyage from England to the Straits of Magellan,

III.  Incidents of the Voyage, from the Straits of Magellan to New

IV.  Continuation of the Voyage, from New Albion to England.

V. Reception of Sir Francis Drake in England, and some Notices of his remaining Actions,

Sect.  VI First Supplement to the Voyage of Sir Francis Drake; being an
Account of Part of the foregoing Navigation, by Nuno da Silva,

VII Second Supplement, being the Voyage of Mr John Winter, after parting from Sir Francis Drake,

Chap.  III—­Voyage of Sir Thomas Candish round the World, in 1586-1588,


Sect.  I. Narrative of the Voyage from England to the Pacific,

II.  Transactions on the Western Coast of America,

III.  Voyage Home to England,

IV.  Second Voyage of Sir Thomas Candish, intended for the South Sea, in 1591

Sec. 1.  Incidents in the Voyage, till the Separation of the Ships,

Sec. 2.  Disastrous Result of the Voyage to Sir Thomas Candish,

Sec. 3.  Continuation of the Voyage of the Desire, Captain Davis, after parting from Sir Thomas Candish,

Chap.  IV.  Voyage of Oliver Van Noort round the World, in 1538-1601,


Sect.  I. Narrative of the Voyage.

II.  Voyage of Sebald de Weert, to the South Sea and Straits of Magellan, in 1598,

Sec. 1.  Incidents of the Voyage from Holland to the Straits of Magellan,

Sec. 2.  The Fleet passes through the Straits of Magellan into the South
Sea, and is forced to return,

Sec. 3.  Incidents daring their second Residence in the Straits of Magellan,

Sec. 4.  Voyage from the Straits to Holland,

Chap.  V—­Voyage of George Spilbergen round the World, in 1614-1617,

Sect.  I. Narrative of the Voyage, from Holland to the South Sea,

II.  Transactions in the South Sea, along the Western Coast of America,

III.  Voyage Home from America, by the East Indies and Cape of Good Hope,

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