Journal of his circumnavigation, 1764-1766 by Byron, John.

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Statementedited by Robert E.Gallagher.
SeriesWorks issued by the Hakluyt Society -- no.122
ContributionsGallagher, Robert E., Hakluyt Society.
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Pagination230p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages230
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Open LibraryOL19065286M

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In the Hon. John Byron was commissioned by the Admiralty to sail to the South Atlantic to search for Pepys's Island and the Southern Continent.

He was then to continue into the Pacific itself and look for a possible North-west passage. Although he rediscovered the Falkland Islands, it was after. The journal which Byron kept during his voyage has been edited and annotated by Dr Robert E.

Gallagher. In his Introduction he describes earlier voyages of a similar nature and sketches the background to this voyage. He assesses Byron's achievement and considers why he disobeyed his.

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John Byron of Wager fame Journal of his circumnavigation poets Grandfather and Voyager hero) has come in for some criticism regarding his circumnavigation of It was emblematic of the excitement of discovery of the New World and its strange inhabitants.

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Byron's Journal of his Circumnavigation, [Robert E Gallagher;] -- In the Hon. John Byron was commissioned by the Admiralty to sail to the South Atlantic to search for Pepys's Island and the Southern Continent.

He was then to continue into the Pacific itself. Although Byron's narrative is listed among the books Darwin consulted on the Beagle, it is unclear whether or to what extent he read the book during the voyage.

A passing reference in Darwin's zoology notebook is offered as proof, but the reference is to Byron's – circumnavigation, not his Wager narrative.

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Select this title Byron's journal of his circumnavigation / edited by Robert E. Gallagher. [Book] [Book] Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ; Volume: no. A true and impartial journal of a voyage to the South-seas and round the globe.

Pascoe Thomas, a sailor on Anson's circumnavigation, managed to publish his. The present copy appears to be unique; we reproduce only the title page. The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake,is the first detailed account of the "famous voyage"; it adds very much to the Hakluyt is a compilation from several sources, the most important of which is the journal of Francis Fletcher, the chaplain on board the Golden Hind.

After going and taking the course to the fifty-second degree of the said Antarctic sky, on the day of the Eleven Thousand Virgins [October 21], we found, by a miracle, a strait which we called the Cape of the Eleven Thousand Virgins, this strait is a hundred and ten leagues long, which are four hundred and forty miles, and almost as wide as less than half a league, and it issues in another sea.

The Voyage of the Beagle is the title most commonly given to the book written by Charles Darwin and published in as his Journal and Remarks, bringing him considerable fame and was the third volume of The Narrative of the Voyages of H.M.

Ships Adventure and Beagle, the other volumes of which were written or edited by the commanders of the ships. Francesco Carletti ( – ) was a Florentine merchant, explorer and writer. He was the first private traveler to circumnavigate the globe ().He left with his father, Antonio Carletti, a merchant, to the islands of Cape Verde to buy African slaves to be sold in the West Indies.

From there went to the Spanish colonies in Panama, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and again to Mexico. Gallagher, Robert E. (ed.), Byron’s Journal of his Circumnavigation, – (Cambridge: Hakluyt Society, ) Gillespie, Alexander, Gleanings and Remarks collected during Many Months of Residence at Buenos Ayres (Leeds: The Author, ).

There is also a contemporary copy of the journal of Captain (later Vice-Admmiral) John Byron () kept during his voyage of circumnavigation in the DOLPHIN, to (This has been published in full in Robert E Gallagher, ed., Byron's Journal of his circumnavigation, (Hakluyt Society, ).).

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Later, there were other, no less significant round-the-world voyages. Their development and results are available in the extensive collection of the Presidential. Chapter 1: The Missing Journal.

Player received a notice from the Royal Palace that said to come as quickly as possible. The reason Player had been summoned to the Royal Palace was to participate in the development of a worldwide circumnavigation route, as well as a way to confirm that the trip had actually made it.

At the Royal Palace in Seville, a notice of the route and a launch ceremony. The journal he kept inas the expedition worked its way northward along the coasts of what are now British Columbia and Alaska in a vain search for the northwest passage, contains more complete and precise natural history observations than those of most of his colleagues, as well as good descriptions of the Nootkas.

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Admiralty and who again held the office in The journal was purchased by the National Maritime Museum in The journal is reproduced in Byron’s journal of his circumnavigationedited by Robert E.

Gallagher (Cambridge, Hakluyt Society, ). Circumnavigation is the complete navigation around an entire island, continent, or astronomical body (e.g. a planet or moon).This article focuses on the circumnavigation of Earth.

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Reviewed in the United States on December 2, Verified Purchase. A fascinating book ~ which in my mind would mean a lot more to a navigator. Also, this was written in the 17 hundreds and is full of misspellings, lack of polished grammar, etc.

In short, if Cook's Reviews: where in the Journal. Since many books deal with more than one subject or area Gallagher, Robert E. (ed.), Byron's Journal of his CircumnavigationThe Hakluyt Society, Second Series, No. CXXII, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press for the Hakluyt Society, xxxii, pp. Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle between the years and describing their examination of the southern shores of South America and the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe: in three volumes by Fitzroy, Robert, ; King, Philip Parker, ; Darwin, Charles, Journal.

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It was Pigafetta’s wish that “the renown of so valiant and noble a captain will not be extinguished or fall into oblivion in our time” [vol. 1, p. 88]. Surviving the circumnavigation with his journal intact, this loyal and indefatigable chronicler began making sure of that.

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The expedition set sail Aug Magellan was killed in April at Zebu [in the Phillippines], but they had already reached the eastern edge of the known world, and his men completed the voyage to Spain.

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