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Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826
Title
Early Australian voyages : Pelsart, Tasman, Dampier / by John Pinkerton
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JAFp BIBLIO F14172
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London ; Melbourne : Cassell & Co., 1886
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202
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CASSELL'S National Library 1
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CASSELL’S NATIONAL LIBRARY. 7
Early Australian Voyages. Pelsart Mosman Tasman 7
INTRODUCTION. 9
Early Australian Yoyages. 13
VOYAGE OF FRANCIS PELSART TO AUSTRALASIA. 1628 – 29. 13
CHAPTER I. THE OCCASION AND DESIGN OF THIS VOYAGE. 40
VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN ABEL JANSEN TASMAN FOR THE DISCOVERY OF SOUTHERN COUNTRIES. 1642—43. By direction of the Dutch East India Company. \Taken from his original Journal.] 40
CHAPTER II. CAPTAIN TASMAN SAILS FROM BATAVIA, AUGUST 14, 1642. 42
CHAPTER III. REMARKS ON THE VARIATION OF THE NEEDLE. 45
CHAPTER IV. HE DISCOVERS A HEW COUNTRY TO WHICH HE GIVES THE NAME OF VAN DIEMEN’S LAND. 46
CHAPTER VI. VISITS THE ISLAND OF THE THREE KINGS, AND GOES IN SEARCH OP OTHER ISLANDS DISCOVERED BY SCHOVTEN. 50
CHAPTER VII. REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES IN THE VOYAGE. 52
CHAPTER VIII. OBSERVATIONS ON, AND EXPLANATION OF, THE VARIATION OF THE COMPASS. 53
CHAPTER IX. DISCOVERS A NEW ISLAND, WHICH HE CALLS PYLSTAART ISLAND. 54
CHAPTER X. AND TWO ISLANDS, TO WHICH HE GIVES THE NAME OF AMSTERDAM AND ROTTERDAM. 55
CHAPTER XI. AND AN ARCHIPELAGO OE TWENTY SMALL ISLANDS. 58
CHAPTER XII. OCCURRENCES IN THE VOYAGE. 61
CHAPTER XIII. HE ARRIVES AT THE ARCHIPELAGO OE ANTHONG JAVA. 62
CHAPTER XIY. HIS ARRIVAL ON THE COAST OF NEW GUINEA. 63
CHAPTER XV. CONTINUES HIS VOYAGE ALONG THAT COAST. 65
CHAPTER XYI. ARRIVES IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF BURNING ISLAND, AND SURVEYS THE WHOLE COAST OF NEW GUINEA. 66
CHAPTER XVII. COMES TO THE ISLANDS OF JAMA AND MOA. 68
CHAPTER XVIII. PROSECUTES HIS VOYAGE TO CERAM. 71
CHAPTER XIX. ARRIVES SAFELY AT BATAVIA, JUNE 15, 1643. 74
CHAPTER XX. CONSEQUENCES OF CAPTAIN TASMAN’S DISCOVERIES. 75
CHAPTER XXI. REMARKS UPON THE VOYAGE. 78
AN ACCOUNT OF NEW HOLLAND AND THE ADJACENT ISLANDS. 1699—1700. BY CAPTAIN WILLIAM DAMPIER. 109
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