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A discovrse and discovery of Nevv-fovnd-land : with many reasons to prooue how worthy and beneficiall a plantation may there be made, after a far better manner than now it is : together with the laying open of certaine enormities and abuses committed by some that trade to that countrey, and the meanes laid downe for reformation thereof : as also, an inuitation : and likewise certaine letters sent from that countrey which are printed in the latter part of this booke Preview this item
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A discovrse and discovery of Nevv-fovnd-land : with many reasons to prooue how worthy and beneficiall a plantation may there be made, after a far better manner than now it is : together with the laying open of certaine enormities and abuses committed by some that trade to that countrey, and the meanes laid downe for reformation thereof : as also, an inuitation : and likewise certaine letters sent from that countrey which are printed in the latter part of this booke

Author: Richard Whitbourne; Edward Winne
Publisher: London : Imprinted by Felix Kingston, 1622.
Series: Canadiana in the Toronto Public Library, no. 4656.
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Whitbourne; Edward Winne
OCLC Number: 50748933
Notes: Second edition. First edition, London, 1620.
Printer's device below title; initials; marginal notes; head-pieces; wood-cut of the royal arms on verso of t.p.
Signatures: A3, B-T4.
Page 35 is incorrectly numbered 3; p. 70 and 71 are correctly numbered in this copy.
This edition includes "A discovrse containing a loving invitation to all his Maiesties subjects ..." also printed separately (Sabin 103333).
At the end are 15 pages of letters from Newfoundland dated 1622, from "Captaine Edward Wynne" and others, which give the only account of Avalon, the colony founded by George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, and abandoned in favor of Maryland. Cf. Church.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Englewood, Colo. : Microcard Editions, between 1967 and 1986. 4 microfiches. (Canadiana in the Toronto Public Library ; no. 4656).
Description: 11 pages leaves, 107, [5], 15 pages ; 18 x 14 cm
Series Title: Canadiana in the Toronto Public Library, no. 4656.
Other Titles: Discourse and discovery of Newfoundland
Responsibility: written by Captaine Richard Whitbourne of Exmouth, in the county of Deuon, and published by Authority.

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