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Early accounts to 1600
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard Eden; Edward Arber; Pietro Martire d' Anghiera; Sebastian Münster; Sebastian Cabot
|Notes:||Includes reprints of original title pages.
Half-title (p. 1-2): "Richard Eden's contribution to our literature ..."
Preface contains an account of the earliest English voyages to America.
|Description:||xlviii, 408 pages ; 30 cm|
|Contents:||The first English book on America: Of the newe landes and of ye people founde by the messengers of the kynge of portyngale, named Emmanuel. Of the. x. dyuers nacyons crystened. Of pope John and his landes and of the costely keyes and wonders molodyes that in that lande is. [Antwerp,? 1511] --
The life and labours of Richard Eden --
The second English book on America: A treatyse of the newe India, with other new founde landes and ilandes, aswell eastwarde as westwarde, as they are knowen and found in these oure dayes, after the descripcion of Sebastian Munster in his boke of vniversall Cosmographie ... / translated out of Latin into Englishe. By Rycharde Eden. [London. 1553]. (cont.) The third English book on America: The decades of the newe worlde or west India, conteynyng the nauigations and conquestes of the Spanyardes, with the particular description of the moste ryche and large landes and Ilandes lately founde in the west Ocean perteynyng to the inheritaunce of the kinges of Spayne ... Wryten in the Latine tounge by Peter Martyr of Angleria, and translated into Englysshe by Rycharde Eden. Londini, Inaedibus Guilhelmi Powell. Anno. 1555.
|Other Titles:||Of the newe landes and of ye people founde ...|
|Responsibility:||by Richard Eden, from the writings, maps, &c., of Pietro Martire, of Anghiera ..., Sebastian Münster ..., and Sebastian Cabot ... ; with extracts, &c., from the works of other Spanish, Italian, and German writers of the time ; edited by Edward Arber.|