A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland by William Dampier


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The Project Gutenberg EBook of A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland
by William Dampier

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Title: A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland

Author: William Dampier

Release Date: April 22, 2005 [EBook #15685]

Language: English

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A CONTINUATION OF A VOYAGE TO NEW HOLLAND, ETC. IN THE YEAR 1699.

Wherein are described,

The Islands Timor, Roti and Anabao. A passage between the islands Timor
and Anabao. Kupang and Laphao Bays. The islands Omba, Fetter, Banda and
Bird. A description of the coast of New Guinea. The islands Pulo Sabuda,
Cockle, King William's, Providence, Gerrit Denis, Anthony Cave's and St.
John's. Also a new passage between New Guinea and New Britain. The
islands Ceram, Bonao, Bouro, and several islands before unknown. The
coast of Java, and Straits of Sunda. Author's arrival at Batavia, Cape of
Good Hope, St. Helena, island of Ascension, etc. Their inhabitants,
customs, trade, etc. Harbours, soil, birds, fish, etc. Trees, plants,
fruits, etc.

...

Illustrated with maps and draughts: also divers birds, fishes, etc. not
found in this part of the world, engraven on eighteen copper plates.

...

BY CAPTAIN WILLIAM DAMPIER.

...

LONDON,

Printed for James and John Knapton, at The Crown in St. Paul's
Churchyard.

1729.

...



CONTENTS.

CHAPTER 1.

The Author's departure from the coast of New Holland, with the reasons of it.
Watersnakes.
The Author's arrival at the island Timor.
Search for fresh water on the south side of the island, in vain.
Fault of the charts.
The island Roti.
A passage between the islands Timor and Anabao.
Fault of the charts.
A Dutch fort, called Concordia.
Their suspicion of the Author.
The island Anabao described.
The Author's parley with the Governor of the Dutch fort.
They, with great difficulty, obtain leave to water.
Kupang Bay.
Coasting along the north side of Timor.
They find water and an anchoring-place.
A description of a small island, seven leagues east from the
watering-bay.
Laphao Bay.
How the Author was treated by the Portuguese there.
Designs of making further searches upon and about the island.
Port Sesial.
Return to Babao in Kupang Bay.
The Author's entertainment at the fort of Concordia.
His stay seven weeks at Babao.

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