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Voyages to and from the Cape of Good Hope

John Campbell

Voyages to and from the Cape of Good Hope

in ... 1812 and 1814: for the entertainment of young people.

by John Campbell

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Published by Kent in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination132 p., plates ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20272788M

A Voyage Round the World (complete title A Voyage Round the World in His Britannic Majesty's Sloop, Resolution, Commanded by Capt. James Cook, During the Years , 3, 4, and 5) is Georg Forster's report about the second voyage of James book was written in /77 by Georg instead of his father, Johann Reinhold Forster, the naturalist on the Second Voyage, after the elder Forster had.   Cape of Good Hope was the name given to the Cape Peninsula by the Portuguese king after Bartholomew Dias, one of the first Europeans to visit the Cape, had named it the Cape of Storms.

James Prior was a 19 th-century Irish surgeon who early in his career boarded the HMS Nisus while in the Royal on the ship, Prior sailed to Cape of Good hope, Java, Madras, and several other tropical locations. Following the voyage, Prior wrote a narrative of his voyage on the Nisus, a book that includes an impressive folding map of Africa, Southern Asia, and the surrounding oceans. The Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach the Cape of Good Hope in , led by the explorer Bartolomeu Dias. Table Bay, for over one hundred years known as Saldanha (named after one of Albuquerque's sea captains), became a convenient harbor on the long, hard and dangerous sea voyage to the East. Here letters were left and exchanged with ships sailing back to Europe.

Get this from a library! A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antartic polar circle, and round the world: but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year to [Anders Sparrman; Georg Forster]. A Voyage to South America and the Cape of Good Hope: In His Majesty's Brig Protector George Mouat Keith (Sir.) author, - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - pages.


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Voyages to and from the Cape of Good Hope by John Campbell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from Voyages to and From the Cape of Good Hope: With an Account of a Journey Into the Interior of South Africa This long detention in the Irish Channel, we thought, might be designed by Providence as a preventive of some greater evil which might have befallen us, Author: John Campbell.

“THE MOST TRUSTWORTHY ACCOUNT OF THE CAPE COLONY PUBLISHED IN THE 18TH CENTURY” (AFRICA) SPARRMAN, Andrew.

A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, Towards the Antarctic Polar Circle, and Round the World: but Chiefly into the Country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the Yearto Translated from the Swedish Original.

Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic polar circle, and round the world, but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year to by Anders Sparrman, Dublin, White, Cash and Byrne,first edition leather bound Brand: 1stdibs.

In the Early Modern Era, the first European to reach the cape was the Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias on 12 Marchwho named it the "Cape of Storms" (Cabo das Tormentas).It was later renamed by John II of Portugal as "Cape of Good Hope" (Cabo da Boa Esperança) because of the great optimism engendered by the opening of a sea route to India and the East.

Vasco da Gama, Portuguese navigator whose voyages to India in the late 15th and early 16th centuries opened up the sea route from western Europe to the East by way of the Cape of Good Hope. Learn more about da Gama’s life, voyages, and achievements in this article.

A VOYAGE TO THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. Published: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, London, II. viii + + (ii errata & directions to the book-binder) pages, engraved frontispiece in volume 1, 9 engraved plates, folding map, old half leather - rubbed and splitting along the edges of the spine, marbled paper sides, edges and endpapers, bookplate on the.

Dias originally named the Cape of Good Hope the Cape of Storms (Cabo das Tormentas). It was later renamed (by King John II of Portugal) the Cape of Good Hope (Cabo da Boa Esperança) because it represented the opening of a route to the east.

[citation needed] Follow-up voyages. Amongst the castaways trapped at the Cape, were Leendert Jansen and Nicolaas Proot. On the 26 th Julythey submitted a report to the United East India Chartered Company, outlining the advantages and profits, which would accrue to the Company by establishing a Fort and Garden at the Cape of Good Hope.

A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope: towards the Antarctic polar circle, and round the world: but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year to by Sparrman, Anders, ; Forster, Georg, George McCall Theal wrote of Sparrman's book: "the most interesting and the most trustworthy account of the Cape Colony and various races of people then residing in it, that was published before the beginning of the nineteenth century".Two volumes bound in one: the translation into English of Anders Sparrman's travels to and in the 'Cape of Good Hope' and aboard Capt.

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A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope: towards the Antarctic polar circle, and round the world: but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots Author: Anders Sparrman. Cape of Good Hope, rocky promontory at the southern end of Cape Peninsula, Western Cape province, South Africa.

It was first sighted by the Portuguese navigator Bartolomeu Dias in on his return voyage to Portugal after ascertaining the southern limits of the African continent. Voyage to South America, and the Cape of Good Hope: In His Majesty's Gun Brig.

The Protector, Commanded by Lieut. Sir G. Keith, Bart (Classic Reprint) [Keith, George Mouat] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Voyage to South America, and the Cape of Good Hope: In His Majesty's Gun Brig. The Protector, Commanded by Lieut. Sir G. KeithCited by: 2. The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in ) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration.

The first series, which ran from toconsists of books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Author: François Leguat.

Get this from a library. Voyages to and from the Cape of Good Hope: with an account of a journey into the interior of South Africa. [John Campbell]. Cape Province, also called Cape of Good Hope, Afrikaans Kaapprovinsie or Kaap die Goeie Hoop, former province of South Africa, occupying the southern extremity of the African to the establishment of the Union of South Africa inthe area was known as the Cape Province comprised all of southern and western South Africa.

With the 3 maps present, in very good condition. Vol. Containing A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, Batavia, Bantam, and Bengal, With Observations on Those Parts, &c. in the Years ; Containing a Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, Batavia, Samarang, Macassar, Ambogna and Surat, with Accounts of Those Places, in the Years A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic Polar Circle, and Round the World: but chiefly into the Country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year to Author Sparrman, Anders Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very good condition Quantity available 1 Edition Second edition and most complete Binding.

: Voyage To The Cape Of Good Hope, Indian Ocean, And Up The Red Sea: With Travels Into Egypt () (): Renshaw, Richard: BooksAuthor: Richard Renshaw. Travels at the Cape of Good Hope, Based on the English Edition London, Issue 17 of The Van Riebeeck Society for the publication of South African historical documents Travels at the Cape of Good Hope, Based on the English Edition London,Vernon Siegfried Forbes Van Riebeeck Society ; 2nd ser., no.

Get this from a library! A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic Polar Circle, round the world and to the country of the Hottentots and the Caffres, from the yearbased on the English editions of published by Robinson, London. [Anders Sparrman; Vernon S Forbes].Buy Voyages to the East-Indies, Vol.

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Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible : Hardcover.A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope: towards the Antarctic v About this Book. Sparrman, Anders, View full catalog record.

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