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Godwin, Francis 1562-1633

Works: 177 works in 587 publications in 6 languages and 4,341 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Chronologies  Fiction  Voyages, Imaginary  Sources 
Roles: Author, Actor, Composer, Editor
Classifications: PR3478.G7, 823.3
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Most widely held works by Francis Godwin
The man in the moone; or, A discovrse of a voyage thither by Francis Godwin( Book )

34 editions published between 1638 and 1981 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annales of England : containing the reignes of Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixt, Queene Mary by Francis Godwin( Book )

81 editions published between 1616 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the moon by Francis Godwin( Book )

53 editions published between 1648 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arguably the first work of science fiction in English, Francis Godwin's The Man in the Moone was published in 1638, pseudonymously and posthumously. The novel, which tells the story of Domingo Gonsales, a Spaniard who flies to the moon by geese power and encounters an advanced lunar civilization, had an enormous impact on the European imagination for centuries after its initial publication. With its discussion of advanced ideas about astronomy and cosmology, the novel is an important example of both popular fiction and scientific speculation." "This Broadview Edition includes a critical introduction that places the text in its scientific and historical contexts. The rich selection of appendices includes related writings by Godwin and his predecessors and contemporaries on magnetism, human flight, voyages to real and unreal lands, and the possibility of extra-terrestrial life."--Jacket
De præsulibus Angliæ commentarius: omnium episcoporum, necnon et cardinalium eiusdem gentis, nomina, tempora, seriem, atque actiones maximè memorabiles ab ultima antiquitate repetita complexus by Francis Godwin( Book )

31 editions published between 1616 and 1621 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the moone and Nuncius inanimatus by Francis Godwin( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1977 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annales of England containing the reigns of Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth, Queen Mary by Francis Godwin( Book )

3 editions published between 1675 and 1962 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historie of the reigne of King Henry the Seventh by Francis Bacon( Book )

2 editions published in 1676 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy reading this classic and nearly contemporary account of King Henry VII by English philosopher, statesman, essayist, orator and scientist Francis Bacon
The man in the moon, 1638 by Francis Godwin( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rervm anglicarvm Henrico VIII, Edvvardo VI, et Maria regnantibus, annales by Francis Godwin( Book )

17 editions published in 1628 in Latin and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a final colophon leaf
Nuncius inanimatus by Francis Godwin( )

9 editions published between 1629 and 1937 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange voyage and adventures of domingo gonsales, to the world in the moon Containing an account of the Island of St. Helenn, the place where he resided some years in, and where he planned this wonderful voyage; his entering on board one of the home-ward-bound East-India ships, for Spain; their running on the rocks near the pike of Teneiff, to avoid an English squadon of ships that were in pursuit of the Spanish fleet; Gonsales had just time to six his machine, which carried him in safety to the pike of Teneriff, having tested his ganzas on the mountain, whence he was pursued by the savages; when, giving the signal to his birds, they arose in the air with him for their journey to the moon: the wounderful apparitions and devils he met with in his progress; their temptations to him, which he avoided, and their supplying him with choice provisions; his leaving his hellish crew and proceeding on his voyage to the moon; his safe arrival there; the manners, customs, and languages of the emperors, kings, princes, and people; his short stay there, to the great grief of the lunars; the inestimable presents in jewels the author received at his departure; his repassing to our earthly globe again, and was set down in China, by his birds; his being taken for a magician by the country people, and preserved from their say by a Chinese mandarin; his going aboard to India ship bound to Europe; his safe arrival in his own country, where he made his discoveries to the King of Spain, who held several cabinet counsels to deliberate on a proper use to be made of these discoveries. With a description of the pike of Teneriff, as travelled up by some English merchants by Francis Godwin( )

2 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The man in the moon
Alternative Names
F. H.

F.H 1562-1633

Francis Godwin Brits priester (1562-1633)

Francis Godwin engelsk biskop, historiker och författare

Francis Godwin englischer Bischof und Schriftsteller

Francis of Hereford 1562-1633

Godwin, Francis

Godwin, Francis 1562-1633 Bishop of Hereford

Godwin, Francis 1562-1633 Bp. of Hereford

Godwin, Francis, Bishop of Hereford, 1562-1633

Godwin, Francis, Bp. of Hereford, 1562-1633

Godwin, Franciscus

Godwinus, Franciscus.

Godwinus Franciscus 1562-1633

Godwyn, Francis.

Godwyn, Francis 1562-1633

Gonsales, Domingo.

Gonsales Domingo 1562-1633

Gonzales, Domingo

Gonzales Domingo 1562-1633

Gonzales, Dominique.

Gonzales Dominique 1562-1633

Годвин, Фрэнсис

English (205)

Latin (109)

German (19)

French (16)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)