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- [Map and views illustrating Sir Francis Drakes West Indian voyage, 1585
- Contributor Names
- Boazio, Baptista.
- Created / Published
- [London? : s.n., 1589]
- Subject Headings
- - Drake, Francis,--1540?-1596--Travel--West Indies
- - West Indies Expedition, 1585-1586
- - Western Hemisphere--Discovery and exploration
- - São Tiago Island (Cape Verde)
- - Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
- - Cartagena (Colombia)
- - Saint Augustine (Fla.)
- - Great Britain--History, Naval--Tudors, 1485-1603
- - Western Hemisphere
- - Cape Verde--São Tiago Island
- - Dominican Republic--Santo Dominigo
- - United States--Florida--Saint Augustine
- - Colombia--Cartagena
- - The first engraving is a map of Drake's voyage [showing Europe, western Africa, northern South America, and eastern North America]; the four other engravings consist of bird's-eye battle plan views of the cities of Santiago, Santo Domingo, Cartagena, and St. Augustine, Florida.
- - 4 bird's-eye views and 1 map.
- - Relief shown pictorially on bird's-eye views.
- - Voyage map in English; city maps in Latin.
- - Title supplied by cataloger.
- - Map and views created to illustrate Bigges' and Croftes' Summarie and true discourse of Sir Frances Drake's West Indian voyage, 1589.
- - Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC
- - Orientation varies.
- - Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, p. 121-7
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - Includes hand col. ill.
- - Select features alphabetically indexed on bird's-eye views, views not accompanied by index key.
- - "The verso of each sheet is numbered in ink in an identical early hand "1 [through] 5" in the following sequence: 1. 'Voyadge', 2. S. Domingo, 3. Cartagena, 4. S. Augustine, 5. Santiago."--Auction catalog.
- - The famouse West Indian voyadge made by the Englishe fleete of 23 shippes and barkes wherein weare gotten the townes of St. Iago, Sto. Domingo, Cartagena, and S. Augustines the same being begon from Plimmouth in the Moneth of September 1585 and ended at Portesmouthe in Iulie 1586 the whole course of the saide viadge beinge plainlie described by the pricked line / newlie come forth by Baptista B[oazio] -- Hoc opidum divi Jacobi eo nomine quo insula vocatr. et comercium habet cum Guynea et adiunctis regionibus Affricae unde merces in Lusitaniam deuehunt -- Civitas S. Dominici sita in Hispaniola Indica Angliae magnitudine fere aequlais ipsa urbs elegantor ab Hispanis extructa, et omnibus circumvicinis insulis iura dat -- Civitas Carthagena in Indiae occidentalis continente sita, portu commodissimo, ad mercaturam inter Hispaniam et Peru exercendam -- Opidum S. Augustini ligneis aedibus constructum, amoenissimos hortos utiq. solo soecundissimo anobis verso cum inde solveremos iniecto igne incineres redactum Praesidium hic erat 150 Hispaniorum aluidq. [sic] item eodem numero ad duodecim Septentrionem versus Louccs [sic] in loco S. Helenae dicto. haec enie praesidia quemadmodum canes inprieseps noncilio consilio disposita erant nisi ad prohibendos Anglos ut Gallos ne interiectam regionem quae prorsus inculta iacet e occuparent.
- - All sheets vertically fold-lined at center. DLC
- 1 map and 4 views : hand col. ; 41 x 54 cm. or smaller, on sheets ca. 51 x 64 cm. or smaller.
- Call Number
- G3291.S12 s000 .B6
- Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g3291sm grb00002 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3291sm.grb00002
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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