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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 801 pages of information about A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels.

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Park’s Travels, 475. 
Petrea, ancient trade of, 232. 
Periplus, geography of the, 235. 
  Commerce of, 236. 
Persia, ancient trade, 243. 
Penteugarian Tables, 267. 
Peter the Great’s attention to geography and commerce, 425. 429. 
Phoenician commerce and ships, 3. 5. 10. 
Pharos described, 84. 
Pliny, 248. 
Polynesia, 470. 
Posidonius, 104. 
Ptolemy, 255. 
Ptolemies of Egypt, their attention to commerce, 84. 
Polybius, 223. 
Portuguese discoveries, 333. 342. 
Pythias of Marseilles, 51.

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Red Sea, 95. 225. 236. 
Rhodes, ancient commerce, 166. 
  Maritime history, 39. 116. 167. 
  Conquered by Romans, 172. 
Rome, ancient naval wars, 118. 123. 
  Commerce, 197. 200. 219. 221. 264. 
Romans, ancient geography of, 223. 261. 
  Survey of empire, 223. 
Rubruquis, 317. 
Russian commerce in 16th and 17th centuries, 424. 
  At present, 514.

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Sabea, commerce of, 97. 
Sanuto, his notices of commerce, 321. 
Scandinavian maritime affairs, 287. 
Scotland, commerce of, in middle ages, 310. 
  In 16th and 17th centuries, 414. 
Scylax’s Voyage, 43. 
Sicily, ancient trade, 134. 
Silk, history of, 212. 
Spain, ancient commerce, 129. 
  At present, 517. 
Sugar, history of, 208. 
Sweden, commerce in 16th and 17th century, 482. 
  At present, 513. 
Strabo, 326. 
Syene, Well of, 88.

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Troy, Siege of, ships at, 39. 
Travellers, modern, advantages of, 500.

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Vancouver, 433. 
Venetian commerce in middle ages, 299. 3O3. 
United States, commerce, 524.

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World, what still unknown of, 491.

INDEX TO THE SEVENTEEN VOLUMES OF A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.

The Roman Numerals refer to the Volumes:  the Arabic Numerals to the Pages.

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Abyssinia, vi. 176.
——­ Customs of, 306. 
Acapulco described, x. 264. 
Adams, W. Voyage to, and Residence in Japan, viii. 64. 
Aden, in Arabia, vi. 265. 298. vii. 68. 
Africa in general, vii. 220. 
  West Coast .ii. 210. 270. xi. 73. 
  Manners, dress, &c. ii. 223. 227. 242. 251. 
  Animals, 231. 
  Produce, 230. 
  Ships, 250. 
  East Coast, ii. 319. vi. 448. 470. viii. 406. 468. 
Alfred’s Geography of the World, i. 21. 
Albuquerque’s Voyage, ii. 456. 
  Conquests, vi. 402. 
  Death, 161. 
Almago, iv. 415. 
  Defeated by F. Pizarro, 4.37. 

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