Book/Printed Material The principal navigations, voiages, traffiqves and discoueries of the English nation, made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres, deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. This first volume containing the woorthy discoueries, &c. of the English toward the north and northeast by sea ... together with many notable monuments and testimonies of the ancient forren trades, and of the warrelike and other shipping of this realme of England in former ages

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Title

  • The principal navigations, voiages, traffiqves and discoueries of the English nation, made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres, deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. This first volume containing the woorthy discoueries, &c. of the English toward the north and northeast by sea ... together with many notable monuments and testimonies of the ancient forren trades, and of the warrelike and other shipping of this realme of England in former ages : VVhereunto is annexed also a briefe commentarie of the true state of Island, and of the northern seas and lands situate that way. And lastly, the memorable defeate of the Spanish huge Armada, anno 1588, and the famous victorie atchieued at the citie of Cadiz, 1596, are described

Names

  • Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616
  • Bishop, George, -1611, printer
  • Newbery, Ralph, -1604, printer
  • Barker, Robert, -1645, printer
  • Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Imprinted at London : By George Bishop, Ralph Newberie, and Robert Barker, 1598-[1600]

Headings

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

Notes

  • -  This title was cancelled and in a later issue a new t.p. with various alterations and with date 1599 was substituted for it. On the new t.p. no mention is made of the "victorie atchieued at the citie of Cadiz, 1598," the account of the voyage to Cadiz having been suppressed by order of Queen Elizabeth, after the disgrace of Essex.
  • -  Vol. 2 has title: The second volvme of the principal navigations ... to the south and south-east parts of the world, at any time within the compasse of these 1600 yeres ...; v. 3 has title: The third and last volvme of the voyages ... of the English nation, and in some few places, where they haue not been, of strangers, performed within and before the time of these hundred yeeres, to all parts of ... America ... Together with the two ... voyages of Sir Francis Drake and M. Thomas Candish round about the circumference of the whole earth, and diuers other voyages intended and set forth for that course.
  • -  Many errors in paging.
  • -  Several of the contents are translations accompanied by original texts.
  • -  Sabin 29595,29597-8
  • -  Church, E.D. Discovery, 322
  • -  Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 30
  • -  STC (2nd ed.) 12626
  • -  ESTC S106744
  • -  The voyage to Cadiz (v. 1, p. 607-617 misnumbered 607, 605, 609-616, 417) is in the 2d printing described in Church cat., v. 2, p. 756.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Lower part of the t.p. of v. 1 is torn off with the missing part of the title supplied in pencil from the facsimile-reproduction of the original t.p. in the reprint of the 2nd ed. Glasgow, 1903-1905.
  • -  LC copy bound in 2 v.
  • -  LC copy v. 3 has inscription on t.p.: W A Moseley, 1629.
  • -  Special Files Project; vb59 11-08-2007
  • -  LAC knj 2019-06-17 no edits (9 cards)
  • -  LAC rwp 2019-06-26 review

Medium

  • 3 v. : map ; 29 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G240 .H144
  • G240 .H144 Copy 2 Gift of Hans and Hanni Kraus, June 13, 1980.
  • G240 .H145 T.p. of v. 1 and map wanting: t.p. of v. 1 supplied by a mutilated t.p. of v. 2, with the word "First" in pen and ink facsimile and the date 1599 altered to 1598. "A briefe and true report of the honorable voyage vnto Cadiz 1596," v. 1 p. 607-620, is a reprint.

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  • 06001733

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Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616, George Bishop, Ralph Newbery, Robert Barker, and Hans And Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection. The principal navigations, voiages, traffiqves and discoueries of the English nation, made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of theseyeeres, deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. This first volume containing the woorthy discoueries, &c. of the English toward the north and northeast by sea ... together with many notable monuments and testimonies of the ancient forren trades, and of the warrelike and other shipping of this realme of England in former ages: VVhereunto is annexed also a briefe commentarie of the true state of Island, and of the northern seas and lands situate that way. And lastly, the memorable defeate of the Spanish huge Armada, anno 1588, and the famous victorie atchieued at the citie of Cadiz, 1596, are described. [Imprinted at London: By George Bishop, Ralph Newberie, and Robert Barker, -1600, 1598] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/06001733/.

APA citation style:

Hakluyt, R., Bishop, G., Newbery, R., Barker, R. & Hans And Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection. (1598) The principal navigations, voiages, traffiqves and discoueries of the English nation, made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of theseyeeres, deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. This first volume containing the woorthy discoueries, &c. of the English toward the north and northeast by sea ... together with many notable monuments and testimonies of the ancient forren trades, and of the warrelike and other shipping of this realme of England in former ages: VVhereunto is annexed also a briefe commentarie of the true state of Island, and of the northern seas and lands situate that way. And lastly, the memorable defeate of the Spanish huge Armada, anno 1588, and the famous victorie atchieued at the citie of Cadiz, 1596, are described. [Imprinted at London: By George Bishop, Ralph Newberie, and Robert Barker, -1600] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/06001733/.

MLA citation style:

Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616, et al. The principal navigations, voiages, traffiqves and discoueries of the English nation, made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of theseyeeres, deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. This first volume containing the woorthy discoueries, &c. of the English toward the north and northeast by sea ... together with many notable monuments and testimonies of the ancient forren trades, and of the warrelike and other shipping of this realme of England in former ages: VVhereunto is annexed also a briefe commentarie of the true state of Island, and of the northern seas and lands situate that way. And lastly, the memorable defeate of the Spanish huge Armada, anno 1588, and the famous victorie atchieued at the citie of Cadiz, 1596, are described. [Imprinted at London: By George Bishop, Ralph Newberie, and Robert Barker, -1600, 1598] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/06001733/>.