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Title A new general collection of voyages and travels ; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language ; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.
Publication Info. London : Printed for T. Astley, 1745-1747.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Large  Z-L N53204  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L N53204  v.2    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L N53204  v.3    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L N53204  v.4    IN LIBRARY
Description 4 v., plates (part folded) : maps, plans ; 27 cm.
Note Compiled by John Green, but known as the Astley collection.
Contents v.1. First voyages of the Portugueze to the East Indies, 1418-1546. First voyages of the English to Guinea, and the East Indies, 1552-1598. First voyages of the English to the East Indies, set forth by the company of merchants, 1600-1620. Voyages to Africa and the islands adjacent, 1455-1721 -- v.2. Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea -- v.3. Voyages and travels to Guinea, Benin, Kongo and Angola. Description of Loango, Kongo, Angola, Benguela, and adjacent countries. Description of the countries along the eastern coast of Africa, from Cape of Good Hope to Cape Guarda Fuy. Voyages and travels in China, 1655-1722 -- v.4. Description of China, of Korea, eastern Tartary and Tibet. Travels through Tartary, Tibet, and Bukhâria, to and from China, 1246-1698.
Indexed In: Sabin, 28539
Local Note NYSL copy: Circulation recorded in the Library's Charging Ledgers, 1789-1792 and 1799-1805. First listed in the Supplementary Catalog of 1792, p. 125; then in the 1793 catalog p. 80 book no. 1736; in the 1813 catalog p. 126; and in the 1838 catalog p. 232.
Subject Voyages and travels.
Genre or Form Reading dates (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Reading dates (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Added Author Green, John, compiler.
Astley, Thomas, -1759, bookseller.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1792.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1813.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1838.
New York Society Library. Charging Ledger. 1789-1792.
New York Society Library. Charging Ledger. 1799-1805.
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)