Early Australian Voyages: Pelsart, Tasman, Dampier
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Early Australian Voyages: Pelsart, Tasman, Dampier

By Henry Morley (editor)
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  • Early Australian Voyages, by John Pinkerton
  • EARLY AUSTRALIAN VOYAGES BY JOHN PINKERTON
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • VOYAGE OF FRANCIS PELSART TO AUSTRALASIA.  1628-29.
      • REMARKS.
    • THE VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN ABEL JANSEN TASMAN FOR THE DISCOVERY OF SOUTHERN COUNTRIES.  1642-43.
      • CHAPTER I: THE OCCASION AND DESIGN OF THIS VOYAGE.
      • CHAPTER II: CAPTAIN TASMAN SAILS FROM BATAVIA, AUGUST 14, 1642.
      • CHAPTER III: REMARKS ON THE VARIATION OF THE NEEDLE.
      • CHAPTER IV: HE DISCOVERS A NEW COUNTRY TO WHICH HE GIVES THE NAME OF VAN DIEMEN’S LAND.
      • CHAPTER V: SAILS FROM THENCE FOR NEW ZEALAND.
      • CHAPTER VI: VISITS THE ISLAND OF THE THREE KINGS, AND GOES IN SEARCH OF OTHER ISLANDS DISCOVERED BY SCHOVTEN.
      • CHAPTER VII: REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES IN THE VOYAGE.
      • CHAPTER VIII: OBSERVATIONS ON, AND EXPLANATION OF, THE VARIATION OF THE COMPASS.
      • CHAPTER IX: DISCOVERS A NEW ISLAND, WHICH HE CALLS PYLSTAART ISLAND.
      • CHAPTER X: AND TWO ISLANDS, TO WHICH HE GIVES THE NAME OF AMSTERDAM AND ROTTERDAM
      • CHAPTER XI: AND AN ARCHIPELAGO OF TWENTY SMALL ISLANDS.
      • CHAPTER XII: OCCURRENCES IN THE VOYAGE.
      • CHAPTER XIII: HE ARRIVES AT THE ARCHIPELAGO OF ANTHONG JAVA.
      • CHAPTER XIV: HIS ARRIVAL ON THE COAST OF NEW GUINEA.
      • CHAPTER XV: CONTINUES HIS VOYAGE ALONG THAT COAST.
      • CHAPTER XVI: ARRIVES IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF BURNING ISLAND, AND SURVEYS THE WHOLE COAST OF NEW GUINEA.
      • CHAPTER XVII: COMES TO THE ISLANDS OF JAMA AND MOA.
      • CHAPTER XVIII: PROSECUTES HIS VOYAGE TO CERAM.
      • CHAPTER XIX: ARRIVES SAFELY AT BATAVIA, JUNE 15, 1643.
      • CHAPTER XX: CONSEQUENCES OF CAPTAIN TASMAN’S DISCOVERIES.
      • CHAPTER XXI: REMARKS UPON THE VOYAGE.
    • AN ACCOUNT OF NEW HOLLAND AND THE ADJACENT ISLANDS.  1699-1700.
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