The Resource A new voyage and description of the Isthmus of America. : Giving an account of the author's abode there, the form and make of the country, the coasts, hills, rivers, &c. woods, soil, weather, &c. trees, fruit, beasts, birds, fish, &c. The Indian inhabitants, their features, complexion, &c. their manners, customs, employments, marriages, feasts, hunting, computation, language, &c. With remarkable occurrences in the south-sea and elsewhere., By Lionel Wafer

A new voyage and description of the Isthmus of America. : Giving an account of the author's abode there, the form and make of the country, the coasts, hills, rivers, &c. woods, soil, weather, &c. trees, fruit, beasts, birds, fish, &c. The Indian inhabitants, their features, complexion, &c. their manners, customs, employments, marriages, feasts, hunting, computation, language, &c. With remarkable occurrences in the south-sea and elsewhere., By Lionel Wafer

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A new voyage and description of the Isthmus of America. : Giving an account of the author's abode there, the form and make of the country, the coasts, hills, rivers, &c. woods, soil, weather, &c. trees, fruit, beasts, birds, fish, &c. The Indian inhabitants, their features, complexion, &c. their manners, customs, employments, marriages, feasts, hunting, computation, language, &c. With remarkable occurrences in the south-sea and elsewhere.
Title
A new voyage and description of the Isthmus of America.
Title remainder
Giving an account of the author's abode there, the form and make of the country, the coasts, hills, rivers, &c. woods, soil, weather, &c. trees, fruit, beasts, birds, fish, &c. The Indian inhabitants, their features, complexion, &c. their manners, customs, employments, marriages, feasts, hunting, computation, language, &c. With remarkable occurrences in the south-sea and elsewhere.
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By Lionel Wafer
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Is part of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 729/69
  • III:428
  • T144458
Citation source
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
  • ESTC
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1660?-1705?
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Wafer, Lionel
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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fl. 1683-1702
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Davis, Edward
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  • Natural history
  • Cuna Indians
  • Indians of South America
  • Cuna language
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Indian linguistics
  • Panama
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A new voyage and description of the Isthmus of America. : Giving an account of the author's abode there, the form and make of the country, the coasts, hills, rivers, &c. woods, soil, weather, &c. trees, fruit, beasts, birds, fish, &c. The Indian inhabitants, their features, complexion, &c. their manners, customs, employments, marriages, feasts, hunting, computation, language, &c. With remarkable occurrences in the south-sea and elsewhere., By Lionel Wafer
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  • Abridged version of the first edition, printed London, 1699, with additional voyages included in the London, 1702 edition of Wafer's work
  • "A new voyage and description of the Isthmus of America": p. [261]-398
  • "An additional account of several beasts, birds, fishes, reptiles, &c. and particularly many trees, shrubs, and herbs, with their names, use, vertues, &c. as has been observ'd in those parts. Communicated by a member of the Royal Society", p. 399-460, is written anonymously, and has separate caption title
  • "An expedition of a body of English-men to the gold mines of Spanish America, in 1702. With the many strange adventures that befel them in that bold undertaking. By Nathaniel Davis", p. 461-463 [i.e. 475], has separate caption title
  • "Of the Indian Inhabitants; their manners, customs, &c.", p. 344-347, contains a discussion of the Cuna Indians of Panama and their language as it compares to Irish and Scots Gaelic. Includes cardinal numbers in the Cuna language on p. 373-374 compared with cardinal numbers in the Gaelic language on p. 375-376, and a brief selection of vocabulary and phrases in the Cuna language on p. 377
  • Bound as 3rd item of 3 in vol. 3 of: A collection of voyages / by William Dampier, London 1729
  • Signatures: S3-8 T-2H 2I2
  • Errors in paging: p. 466, 467, 470, 471, 474, and 475 misnumbered 544, 456, 450, 451, 462, and 463
  • Includes index
  • Woodcut head and tail pieces
Edition
  • The third edition. /
  • To which are added, the natural history of those parts, by a fellow of the Royal Society: and Davis's expedition to the gold mines, in 1702. Illustrated with several copper-plates.
Extent
1 online resource (pages [261]-463 [i.e. 475], [9] pages, [4] folded leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full calf.
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote
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A new voyage and description of the Isthmus of America. : Giving an account of the author's abode there, the form and make of the country, the coasts, hills, rivers, &c. woods, soil, weather, &c. trees, fruit, beasts, birds, fish, &c. The Indian inhabitants, their features, complexion, &c. their manners, customs, employments, marriages, feasts, hunting, computation, language, &c. With remarkable occurrences in the south-sea and elsewhere., By Lionel Wafer
Link
Publication
Note
  • Abridged version of the first edition, printed London, 1699, with additional voyages included in the London, 1702 edition of Wafer's work
  • "A new voyage and description of the Isthmus of America": p. [261]-398
  • "An additional account of several beasts, birds, fishes, reptiles, &c. and particularly many trees, shrubs, and herbs, with their names, use, vertues, &c. as has been observ'd in those parts. Communicated by a member of the Royal Society", p. 399-460, is written anonymously, and has separate caption title
  • "An expedition of a body of English-men to the gold mines of Spanish America, in 1702. With the many strange adventures that befel them in that bold undertaking. By Nathaniel Davis", p. 461-463 [i.e. 475], has separate caption title
  • "Of the Indian Inhabitants; their manners, customs, &c.", p. 344-347, contains a discussion of the Cuna Indians of Panama and their language as it compares to Irish and Scots Gaelic. Includes cardinal numbers in the Cuna language on p. 373-374 compared with cardinal numbers in the Gaelic language on p. 375-376, and a brief selection of vocabulary and phrases in the Cuna language on p. 377
  • Bound as 3rd item of 3 in vol. 3 of: A collection of voyages / by William Dampier, London 1729
  • Signatures: S3-8 T-2H 2I2
  • Errors in paging: p. 466, 467, 470, 471, 474, and 475 misnumbered 544, 456, 450, 451, 462, and 463
  • Includes index
  • Woodcut head and tail pieces
Edition
  • The third edition. /
  • To which are added, the natural history of those parts, by a fellow of the Royal Society: and Davis's expedition to the gold mines, in 1702. Illustrated with several copper-plates.
Extent
1 online resource (pages [261]-463 [i.e. 475], [9] pages, [4] folded leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Note
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full calf.
Other physical details
illustrations, map)
Specific material designation
remote

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