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The discovery of the Solomon Islands by Alvaro de Mendaña in 1568

Author: William Amhurst Tyssen-Amherst Amherst, BaronBasil ThomsonHernan Gallegos LameroPedro Sarmiento de GamboaÁlvaro Mendaña de NeiraAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1901.
Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society., 2nd ser. ;, no. 7-8.
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Amherst, William Amhurst Tyssen-Amherst, Baron, 1835-1909.
Discovery of the Solomon Islands by Alvaro de Mendaña in 1568.
London, Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1901
(OCoLC)623294856
Named Person: Álvaro Mendaña de Neira
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Amhurst Tyssen-Amherst Amherst, Baron; Basil Thomson; Hernan Gallegos Lamero; Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa; Álvaro Mendaña de Neira; Gomez Hernandez Catoira
OCLC Number: 10690939
Notes: Paged continuously.
Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes : frontispieces, plates, folded maps, facsimiles ; 23 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Preface --
Introduction --
Native words recorded in the manuscripts --
Native place-names --
I.A true and correct account of the voyage to the western isles in the Southern Ocean, made by Hernando Gallego / Hernando Gallego --
II. A short account collected from the papers which they found in the city of La Plata, concerning the voyage and discovery of the Western Islands, commonly called the Isles of Solomon / attributed to Pedro Sarmiento --
III. A consecutive account of all that happened in the discovery of the islands which the illustrious Sr Álvaro Davendaña [sic] went to discover from the year 1567 to the year 1568 --/ Álvaro de Mendaña --
IV. A second narrative of the discovery of the Isles of Solomon addressed to King Philip II of Spain / by Álvaro de Mendaña --
v. 2. V.A brief account of what occurred upon the voyage of Álvaro de Mendaña in quest of New Guinea / (The anonymous manuscript) --
VI. An account of the voyage and discovery which was made in the South Sea under the command of Alvaro de Mendaña ... / drawn up by Gomez Hres Catoira --
VII. A very particular account given to Captain Francisco de Cadres by an Indian named Chepo; followed by a strange account of a ship which was driven to an island in latitude 18 degrees, along which she cruised for fifty days without finding the end of it.
Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society., 2nd ser. ;, no. 7-8.
Other Titles: Very particular account given to Captain Francisco de Cadres by an Indian named Chepo ...
Brief account of what occurred upon the voyage ... in quest of New Guinea.
Responsibility: translated from the original Spanish manuscripts ; edited, with introduction and notes, by Lord Amherst of Hackney, and Basil Thomson.

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