Book/Printed Material The principall nauigations, voiages, and discoueries of the English nation

[ Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection copy ]

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Title

  • The principall nauigations, voiages, and discoueries of the English nation : made by sea or ouer land to the most remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres : deuided into three seuerall parts ... the first conteining the personall trauels of the English vnto Iudea, Syria, Arabia ... the second comprehending the worthy discoueries of the English towards the north and northeast by sea as of Lapland ... the third and last including the English valiant attempts in searching almost all the corners of the vaste and new world of America ... : whereunto is added the last most renowmed English nauigation, round about the whole globe of the Earth

Names

  • Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616
  • Harriot, Thomas, 1560-1621
  • Bishop, George, -1611, printer
  • Newbery, Ralph, -1604, printer
  • Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress)
  • John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Imprinted at London : By George Bishop and Ralph Newberie ..., 1589.

Headings

  • -  Voyages and travels--Early works to 1800
  • -  Discoveries in geography--English
  • -  England--London

Notes

  • -  Some contents are translations accompanied by original texts. Mandeville's travels (p. 24-79) in Latin only.
  • -  Signatures: *⁸ A-T⁶ V-X⁴ 2A-2V⁶ 2X⁴ 2Y⁶ 3A-3L⁶ 3M¹² 3N-3Y⁶ 4A-4E⁶ 4F⁴ (X4 and 4F4 blank).
  • -  Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 29594
  • -  Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 12625
  • -  Sowerby, E.M. Catalogue of the library of Thomas Jefferson 4007
  • -  Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 27
  • -  John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress). The collection of John Boyd Thacher in the Library of Congress, volume 3, page 19 (Americana)
  • -  "The famous voyage of Sir Francis Drake into the South Sea ...": [12] p. inserted between p. 643 and p. 644.
  • -  "A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia ...", by Thomas Harriot: p. 748-764.
  • -  Includes index.
  • -  LC copy forms part of the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. Imperfect: *6 and map wanting; final blank wanting.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  G240.H142 Copy 1 transferred from the English Printing Collection to the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. he04 2019-06-18
  • -  Kislak accession no.: 1993.161.00.0010
  • -  Special Files Project; vb59 11-07-2007
  • -  LAC knj 2019-06-17 no edits (3 cards)

Medium

  • [16], 242, [2], 243-501, [1], 506-643, [12], 644-825, [12] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : map (engraving) ; 29 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G240 .H142
  • G240 .H142 Copy 2 Has the Drake and reprinted Bowes sections. Final blank wanting.
  • G240 .H142 Copy 3 Imperfect; wanting the blank leaves, X4 and 4F4. Includes the Molyneux map and the Drake and reprinted Bowes sections. Bound in later gilt calf in contemporary style, gilt device on front cover, raised bands, leather label. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
  • Thacher A726 Copy 1 Thacher Collection copy has the Drake and reprinted Bowes sections. Imperfect: title page mounted; original map wanting. Pen-and-ink facsimile maps (18th-cent. ms.) on inserted folded leaf include New Britain and New Ireland in the SW Pacific, with Carteret's route through St. George's Channel, and a portion of the Mackenzie River in Canada.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 06001732

Online Format

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Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616, Thomas Harriot, George Bishop, Ralph Newbery, Jefferson Exhibit Collection, John Boyd Thacher Collection, Hans And Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. The principall nauigations, voiages, and discoueries of the English nation: made by sea or ouer land to the most remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of theseyeeres: deuided into three seuerall parts ... the first conteining the personall trauels of the English vnto Iudea, Syria, Arabia ... the second comprehending the worthy discoueries of the English towards the north and northeast by sea as of Lapland ... the third and last including the English valiant attempts in searching almost all the corners of the vaste and new world of America ...: whereunto is added the last most renowmed English nauigation, round about the whole globe of the Earth. Imprinted at London: By George Bishop and Ralph Newberie, 1589. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/06001732/.

APA citation style:

Hakluyt, R., Harriot, T., Bishop, G., Newbery, R., Jefferson Exhibit Collection, John Boyd Thacher Collection [...] Jay I. Kislak Collection. (1589) The principall nauigations, voiages, and discoueries of the English nation: made by sea or ouer land to the most remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of theseyeeres: deuided into three seuerall parts ... the first conteining the personall trauels of the English vnto Iudea, Syria, Arabia ... the second comprehending the worthy discoueries of the English towards the north and northeast by sea as of Lapland ... the third and last including the English valiant attempts in searching almost all the corners of the vaste and new world of America ...: whereunto is added the last most renowmed English nauigation, round about the whole globe of the Earth. Imprinted at London: By George Bishop and Ralph Newberie. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/06001732/.

MLA citation style:

Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616, et al. The principall nauigations, voiages, and discoueries of the English nation: made by sea or ouer land to the most remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of theseyeeres: deuided into three seuerall parts ... the first conteining the personall trauels of the English vnto Iudea, Syria, Arabia ... the second comprehending the worthy discoueries of the English towards the north and northeast by sea as of Lapland ... the third and last including the English valiant attempts in searching almost all the corners of the vaste and new world of America ...: whereunto is added the last most renowmed English nauigation, round about the whole globe of the Earth. Imprinted at London: By George Bishop and Ralph Newberie, 1589. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/06001732/>.