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A new survey of the West-India's, or, The English American his travail by sea and land : containing a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America : wherein is set forth his voyage from Spain to St John de Ulhua, and from thence to Xalappa, to Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and forward to Mexico, with the description of that great city, as it was in former times, and also at this present : likewise, his journey from Mexico, through the provinces of Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, Truxillo, Comayagua, with his abode twelve years about Guatemala, and especially in the Indian-towns of Mexico, Pinola, Petapa, Amatitlan : as also his strange and wonderfull conversion and calling from those remote parts, to his native countrey, with his return through the province of Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Portobelo, Cartagena, and Havana, with divers occurrents and dangers that did befal in the said journey : also, a new and exact discovery of the Spanish navigation to those parts, and of their dominions, government, religion, forts, castles, ports, havens, commodities, fashions, behaviour of Spaniards, priests and friers, blackamores, mulatto's, mestiso's, Indians, and of their feasts and solemnities : with a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian tongue, called Poconchi, or Pocoman
Other Title
New survey of the West-Indias
English American his travail by sea and land
Contributor Names
Gage, Thomas, 1603?-1656.
Cotes, E., printer.
Sweeting, John, -1661, bookseller.
Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
London : Printed by E. Cotes, and sold by John Sweeting ..., 1655.
Subject Headings
-  Mexico--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
-  Central America--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
-  Gage, Thomas,--1603?-1656--Travel
-  Indians--Missions--Early works to 1800
-  Catholic Church--Missions
-  Pokonchi language--Grammar--Early works to 1800
-  England--London
Notes
-  The author's name appears after the edition statement.
-  First edition, London, 1648, published under title: The English American his travail by sea and land.
-  Signatures: A⁶(-A1) B-T⁶ U⁸.
-  Wing (2nd ed.) G113
-  Sabin 26299
-  ESTC R22620
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Kislak accession no.: 2000.114.00.0001
-  LAC ael 2019-06-13 no edits (3 cards)
Medium
[8], 220, [12] p., [4] leaves of plates : maps ; 29 cm. (fol.)
Call Number/Physical Location
F1211 .G14
F1211 .G14 Copy 2 29 cm.
F1211 .G14 Copy 3 Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
Repository
Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/kislak.04661.1
Library of Congress Control Number
02004661
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Gage, Thomas, 1603?-1656, E Cotes, John Sweeting, Pre-1801 Imprint Collection, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. A new survey of the West-India's, or, The English American his travail by sea and land: containing a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America: wherein is set forth his voyage from Spain to St John de Ulhua, and from thence to Xalappa, to Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and forward to Mexico, with the description of that great city, as it was in former times, and also at this present: likewise, his journey from Mexico, through the provinces of Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, Truxillo, Comayagua, with his abode twelve years about Guatemala, and especially in the Indian-towns of Mexico, Pinola, Petapa, Amatitlan: as also his strange and wonderfull conversion and calling from those remote parts, to his native countrey, with his return through the province of Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Portobelo, Cartagena, and Havana, with divers occurrents and dangers that did befal in the said journey: also, a new and exact discovery of the Spanish navigation to those parts, and of their dominions, government, religion, forts, castles, ports, havens, commodities, fashions, behaviour of Spaniards, priests and friers, blackamores, mulatto's, mestiso's, Indians, and of their feasts and solemnities: with a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian tongue, called Poconchi, or Pocoman. London: Printed by E. Cotes, and sold by John Sweeting, 1655. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/02004661/.

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Gage, T., Cotes, E., Sweeting, J., Pre-1801 Imprint Collection & Jay I. Kislak Collection. (1655) A new survey of the West-India's, or, The English American his travail by sea and land: containing a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America: wherein is set forth his voyage from Spain to St John de Ulhua, and from thence to Xalappa, to Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and forward to Mexico, with the description of that great city, as it was in former times, and also at this present: likewise, his journey from Mexico, through the provinces of Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, Truxillo, Comayagua, with his abode twelve years about Guatemala, and especially in the Indian-towns of Mexico, Pinola, Petapa, Amatitlan: as also his strange and wonderfull conversion and calling from those remote parts, to his native countrey, with his return through the province of Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Portobelo, Cartagena, and Havana, with divers occurrents and dangers that did befal in the said journey: also, a new and exact discovery of the Spanish navigation to those parts, and of their dominions, government, religion, forts, castles, ports, havens, commodities, fashions, behaviour of Spaniards, priests and friers, blackamores, mulatto's, mestiso's, Indians, and of their feasts and solemnities: with a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian tongue, called Poconchi, or Pocoman. London: Printed by E. Cotes, and sold by John Sweeting. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/02004661/.

MLA citation style:

Gage, Thomas, 1603?-1656, et al. A new survey of the West-India's, or, The English American his travail by sea and land: containing a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America: wherein is set forth his voyage from Spain to St John de Ulhua, and from thence to Xalappa, to Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and forward to Mexico, with the description of that great city, as it was in former times, and also at this present: likewise, his journey from Mexico, through the provinces of Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, Truxillo, Comayagua, with his abode twelve years about Guatemala, and especially in the Indian-towns of Mexico, Pinola, Petapa, Amatitlan: as also his strange and wonderfull conversion and calling from those remote parts, to his native countrey, with his return through the province of Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, to Nicoya, Panama, Portobelo, Cartagena, and Havana, with divers occurrents and dangers that did befal in the said journey: also, a new and exact discovery of the Spanish navigation to those parts, and of their dominions, government, religion, forts, castles, ports, havens, commodities, fashions, behaviour of Spaniards, priests and friers, blackamores, mulatto's, mestiso's, Indians, and of their feasts and solemnities: with a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian tongue, called Poconchi, or Pocoman. London: Printed by E. Cotes, and sold by John Sweeting, 1655. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/02004661/>.

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