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Post Posted:: November 18th, 2016, 1:35 am 

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A Cruising Voyage Around the World by Woodes Rogers (1679 - 1732).

First to the South-seas, Thence to the East-Indies, and Homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and Finish'd in 1711. Containing a Journal of All the Remarkable Transactions; Particularly, of the Taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco Ship, and Other Prizes; an Account of Alexander Selkirk's Living Alone Four Years and Four Months in an Island; and a Brief Description of Several Countries in Our Course Noted for Trade, Especially in the South-sea. With Maps of All the Coast, from the Best Spanish Manuscript Draughts. And an Introduction Relating to the South-sea Trade (Woodes Rogers)
The story of the first privateer and his adventures; including the account of Alexander Selkirk's living alone on an island off Chile which formed the background to Robinson Crusoe (Kim)

Please respond to the DPL request in the project thread: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=60530

Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!):;view=2up;seq=6 or downloadable pdf

Page numbers refer to the file page numbers, rather than those printed in the text.

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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography/Memoirs

Keywords that describe the book: adventure, pirates, sailing, around the world, spanish gold, bahamas


Looking for readers for:
Humorous Biographies and DR version (male roles left)
Life in South Africa
A 18th Century Sea Voyage
Chinese Folk Tales (s/s)
Jules Verne Adventure
MultiLingual UDHR

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