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Celebrated Travels and Travellers, vol. 2

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This volume, entitled "The Great Navigators of the 18th century", forms the second of three volumes under the general title of "Celebrated Travels and Travellers". The first volume of the series, "Exploration of the World", covers a period in the world's history extending from B.C. 505, to the close of the 17th century, and the third volume gives an account of "The Great Explorers and Travellers of the 19th Century".

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CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERS.

THE GREAT NAVIGATORS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

LONDON: GILBERT AND RIVINGTON, PRINTERS, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE.

[Frontispiece: Hoisting the signals for triangulation.]

CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERS. THE GREAT NAVIGATORS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

BY JULES VERNE.

WITH 96 ILLUSTRATIONS BY PHILIPPOTEAUX, BENETT, AND MATTHIS, AND 20 MAPS BY MATTHIS AND MORIEU.

[Illustration: TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH .]

London: SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, SEARLE, & RIVINGTON, CROWN BUILDINGS, 188, FLEET STREET. 1880.

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PUBLISHERS' NOTE.

This volume forms the second of three volumes under the general title of CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERS. The first volume, already published, is entitled THE EXPLORATION OF THE WORLD, and covers a period in the World's History extending from B.C. 505, to the close of the xviith century. The present volume extends over the xviiith century, and the third volume will give an account of the GREAT EXPLORERS AND TRAVELLERS OF THE XIXTH CENTURY... Continue reading book >>


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