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Major, Richard Henry 1818-1891

Overview
Works: 159 works in 679 publications in 6 languages and 6,193 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Bibliography  Biography  Maps  Dictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Adapter, Other
Classifications: G161, 910.8
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Most widely held works by Richard Henry Major
Select letters of Christopher Columbus, with other original documents, relating to his four voyages to the New World by Christopher Columbus ( )
60 editions published between 1847 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revised translation of the documents in First Series 2, with the editor's reply to J. A. Froude's strictures on the earlier edition in the Westminster Review (1852) and in his Short Studies on Great Subjects, vol. 2. Contains the following: Introduction.--Dati, G. La lettera dellisole che ha trovato nuovamente il re dispagna. [At end] a di XXVI. doctobre. 14.93. Florentie.--Bibliography [of the Incunabula of Columbus' first letter]--First voyage: A letter sent by Columbus to Luis de Santangel chancellor of the exchequer. [Ambrosian text]--Second voyage: A letter addressed to the Chapter of Seville by Dr. Chanca.--Memorial of the results of the second voyage. 30th of January 1494.--Third voyage: Narrative of the voyage which Don Christopher Columbus made ... as he sent it to their Majesties.--Letter ... to the (quondam) nurse of the prince John, 1500.--Letter ... to the most Christian and mighty sovereigns. Jamaica, July 7, 1503.--A narrative given by Diego Mendez. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1870
The voyages of the Venetian brothers, Nicolò & Antonio Zeno, to the northern seas in the XIVth century by Niccolò Zeno ( Book )
36 editions published between 1873 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early voyages to Terra Australis, now called Australia a collection of documents, and extracts from early manuscript maps, illustrative of the history of discovery on the coasts of that vast island, from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the time of Captain Cook by Richard Henry Major ( )
37 editions published between 1859 and 2010 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Spanish and Dutch sources and relating to Spanish and Dutch enterprises, edited, with an introduction. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1859
Notes upon Russia, being a translation of the earliest account of that country, entitled Rerum Moscoviticarum commentarii by Sigmund Herberstein ( Book )
48 editions published between 1851 and 2010 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The historie of travaile into Virginia Britannia : expressing the cosmographie and comodities of the country, togither with the manners and customes of the people by William Strachey ( Book )
27 editions published between 1849 and 2010 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Canarian : or, Book of the conquest and conversion of the Canarians in the year 1402 by Messire Jean de Bethencourt, Kt. by Pierre Bontier ( Book )
38 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in English and French and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Prince Henry of Portugal, surnamed the Navigator, and its results; from authentic contemporary documents by Richard Henry Major ( Book )
15 editions published between 1868 and 1967 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of the two Tartar conquerors of China : including the two journeys into Tartary of Father Ferdinand Verbiest, in the suite of the Emperor Kanh-Hi by Pierre Joseph d' Orléans ( Book )
32 editions published between 1854 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bibliography of the first letter of Christopher Columbus describing his discovery of the New World by Richard Henry Major ( )
17 editions published between 1872 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of the great and mighty kingdom of China and the situation thereof by Juan González de Mendoza ( )
18 editions published between 1853 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The discoveries of Prince Henry the Naviagator, and their results; being the narrative of the discovery by sea, within one century, of more than half the world by Richard Henry Major ( Book )
16 editions published between 1877 and 1981 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Select documents illustrating the four voyages of Columbus including those contained in R.H. Major's Select letters of Christopher Columbus by Christopher Columbus ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoir on a mappemonde by Leonardo da Vinci, being the earliest map hitherto known containing the name of America now in the royal collection at Windsor by Richard Henry Major ( )
4 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four voyages to the New World; letters and selected documents by Christopher Columbus ( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true date of the English discovery of the American continent under John and Sebastian Cabot a letter addressed by Richard Henry Major, Esq., to C.S. Perceval, Esq. by Richard Henry Major ( Book )
21 editions published between 1870 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early voyages to Terra Australis, now called Australia, a collection of documents and extracts from early manuscript maps by Richard Henry Major ( Book )
10 editions published between 1859 and 1963 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains translations and transcriptions of several documents of importance in Australia geographical history with learned commentary
Select documents illustrating the four voyages of Columbus : including those contained in R.H. Major's Select letters of Christopher Columbus by Lionel Cecil Jane ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Major, R. H.
Major, R. H. 1818-1891
Major, R. H. (Richard Henry), 1818-1891
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