Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time.
ROBERT KERR, F.R.S. & F.A.S. Edin. (1755-1813) [*wiki*]
 Published: 1811-1820's (14 vols.)

*Editor's note by FWP*
*General Plan of the Work*
[*"the latest and best map of India, Arrowsmith's"* (8:10:11)]
*Part One* -- Voyages and Travels of Discovery in the middle ages; from the era of Alfred, King of England, in the ninth century, to that of Don Henry of Portugal at the commencement of the fourteenth century.

Part Two -- General Voyages and Travels chiefly of Discovery; from the era of Don Henry Prince of Portugal, in 1412, to that of George III in 1760:

*BOOK ONE* -- History of the Discoveries of the Portuguese along the Coast of Africa, and of their Discovery of and Conquests in India, from 1412 to 1505.

*BOOK TWO* -- History of the Discovery of America, and of some of the Early Conquests in the New World.

*BOOK THREE* -- Continuation of the Discoveries and Conquests of the Portuguese in the East; together with some account of the early voyages of other European Nations to India.

*BOOK FOUR* -- Early  Circumnavigations, or Voyages Round the World.

Part Three -- Particular Voyages and Travels arranged in systematic order, Geographical and Chronological:
*BOOK ONE* -- An Account of the Voyages undertaken by order of his Majesty, George III, for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere.

*BOOK TWO* -- An Account of a Voyage towards the South Pole, and round the World, performed in his Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5: Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution.

*BOOK THREE* --  A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of his Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere; to determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America, its Distance from Asia, and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe. Performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in his Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, & 1780.

[left incomplete at the author's death]

[Final volume: *Historical sketch of the progress of discovery, navigation, and commerce, from the earliest records to the beginning of the nineteenth century, by William Stevenson*]

A New Voyage Round the World, 1823-26, by Otto von Kotzebue (1830):
*Volume I*; *Volume II*

Celebrated Travels and Travellers, by Jules Verne:
*Part One: The Exploration of the World (1882)*
*Part Two: The Great Navigators of the Eighteenth Century (1880)*

The Great Events by Famous Historians, ed. by C. F. Horne, J. Rudd, and J. Rossiter (1905-):
*Volume 1 (BC 5867-451)*
*Volume 2 (BC 450-AD 12)*
*Volume 3 (AD 13-409)*
*Volume 4 (AD 410-842)*
*Volume 5 (AD 843-1161)*
*Volume 6 (AD 1162-1300)*
*Volume 7 (1301-1437)*
*Volume 8 (AD 1438-1516)*
*Volume 9 (AD 1517-1557)*
*Volume 10 (AD 1558-1608)*
*Volume 11 (AD 1609-1660)*
*Volume 12 (AD 1661-1715)*
Volume 13 (AD 1716- )
Volume 14 ( )
Volume 15 ( )
*Volume 16 (AD -1843)*
*Volume 17 (AD 1844-1861)*
Volume 19 ( )
Volume 20 (AD  -1909)
*Volume 21 (1910-1914)*


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