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Post Posted:: April 8th, 2016, 8:12 am 

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

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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)


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

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Last edited by carteki on October 18th, 2017, 4:52 am, edited 11 times in total.

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Post Posted:: April 9th, 2016, 1:36 pm 
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I'll set this up :)

ETA:
I think the MW is all ready to be populated. I shortened the filename -- you might want to fix the intro/outro so it makes sense. :) Do you need a DPL?

ETA:
Here is a link to the hathi version identical to your pdf (not everyone can see it, but you can provide both this and the PDF, if you like). http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015008447735;view=1up;seq=5 :)

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Post Posted:: April 24th, 2016, 5:40 am 

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Thank you Katherine for your help. We're now ready to find some readers :clap:


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Post Posted:: April 24th, 2016, 8:17 am 
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Awesome! :) Let's stay here for another day before we move anywhere. Would you please check that the information (and "section title") for the first section is correct? Great job attacking this long book!

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Post Posted:: April 24th, 2016, 8:32 am 

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Well spotted - and now fixed.
Kim


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Post Posted:: April 26th, 2016, 7:42 am 
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THank you Kim. I'll move this over to the Readers Wanted: Books to keep the Launch Pad tidy

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Post Posted:: April 26th, 2016, 3:27 pm 

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Hi. Would it be possible for me to do section 1?

I am relatively new, but I feel that I can do well with this. Along those lines, we are not required to read the bibliographical notes along the bottom of the pages, right?
Thank you for your consideration.

Jim Rowland


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Post Posted:: April 27th, 2016, 4:47 am 

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JimRowland wrote:
Hi. Would it be possible for me to do section 1?

I am relatively new, but I feel that I can do well with this. Along those lines, we are not required to read the bibliographical notes along the bottom of the pages, right?
Thank you for your consideration.

Jim Rowland


Assigned. Thank you. Regarding the footnotes - Its up to your discretion if you feel that including the footnote adds value to the text or not (but they mainly just seem to be references to the source of his statements).
Kim


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Post Posted:: April 28th, 2016, 12:41 pm 

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Hello again.
Thanks for section 1. I seem to be having difficulties printing a copy of the work. I have tried with both the original and the pdf file . I printed a copy of a single page, but even it took a while. Is it just me?
Also, with regards to production, do you want chapter or section as introduction? And do you want quotes read as quote/end quote or read as just text?
Sorry for all the questions, but I think it would be best to get it straightened out now as opposed to re-recording it later.
Thanks for the help.
Jim


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Post Posted:: April 29th, 2016, 6:19 am 

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The file is pretty large (319 pages) and the pdf takes some time for me too. I'd just download it and work offline.
The intro headings are set out in the 1st post. I've changed the font colour to green so they're a little different.
No - I don't see the need to use "quote/end quote" in your reading. Its not going to add much value I think (but I'm also open to other comments.)
Agreed on getting things sorted out beforehand.
Let me know if you have any questions - but I also appreciate your input as a reader. I have no specific preference in doing things.
Kim


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Post Posted:: May 31st, 2016, 11:27 am 

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Hello again. I am embarrassed to say that I have yet to begin my assigned section. I have been trying to build myself a quiet spot ( or a studio, if you prefer ) so that between my noisy neighbors and the new puppies, I have a quiet spot to record. I assure you that I have not forgotten, but if time is of the essence, I can knock it out fairly quickly. If, however, you're really in a time crunch....
I noticed that there are, as yet, no other assigned sections, so I feel reasonably safe in putting it aside for a moment.
Let me know if that's a problem. Thank you.

Jim


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Post Posted:: May 31st, 2016, 1:03 pm 

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Carteki,

I am interested in reading Section 6, but in the linked version it seems to begin on p. 54 and to end on p. 74.

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Post Posted:: May 31st, 2016, 11:53 pm 

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pnagami wrote:
Carteki,

I am interested in reading Section 6, but in the linked version it seems to begin on p. 54 and to end on p. 74.

My best,

Pam

Pam,
You are correct - the page numbers are given for the PDF (downloadable) version.
I've updated the MW for your claim.
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Post Posted:: June 1st, 2016, 12:21 am 

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Great, Kim. Thanks,

Pam

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Post Posted:: June 2nd, 2016, 8:12 am 

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Hi Kim,

Here is Section 6:

1:02:56

https://librivox.org/uploads/kathrinee/cruisingvoyage_06_rogers_128kb.mp3

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