A Map of the Discoveries made by Capt. William Dampier in the Roebuck in 1699
1764 - 19.9 x 32 cm - coloured
"... This discovery of Captain Dampier that the Country he named New Britain was an Island is of very great importance, since it lessens the Difficulties of settling a Colony in this part of the World that might probably be attended with great Advantages, as well with respect to the profits drawn from the Plantations as from the Commerce of the neighbouring Countries...."