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|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Smith; William Symonds; Thomas Abbay; Joseph Barnes; William Hole; W Pratt; Henry Stevens, Jr.; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||W. S. = William Symonds.
Edited by Thomas Abbay, who initials the introduction to part 1 and signs that to part 2.
The map has title "Virginia" and is signed "grauen by William Hole 1606". For the various states see Sabin 82832 and 82823.
The second part has a special title page: The proceedings of the English colonie in Virginia since their first beginning from England in the yeare of Our Lord 1606 till this present 1612 ... by W.S. [i.e. William Symonds]. Oxford, 1612.
Variant: with an additional leaf of dedication to (1) the Earl of Hereford by Smith, or (2) to T. Watson and J. Bingley by "Philip Fote" (possibly a pun on the heading "To the hand" on *2r in all copies).
Folding map of Virginia, with inscription, on the scroll at the top: "Virginia", and at bottom: "Discouered and discribed by Captayn John Smith / Grauen by William Hole 1606." Figure of a savage in the upper right hand corner; in the upper right-hand corner, with inscription underneath: "Powhatan held this state & fashion when Capt. Smith was deliuered to him prisoner 1607."
Signatures: *⁴ A-E⁴, ²A-O⁴ P² (²P2 blank).
Indian vocabulary: p. [5-7], 1st group of paging.
Initials, tail-pieces and printed marginalia.
Library copy: the tract without the dedication leaf; map in the 8th state, with Purchase page numbers 1690 and 1691.
LC copy originally had the map in the 6th state. It was removed from this copy before 1945 and is housed in the Maps Division. Cf. ms. note signed F.R. Goff on blank prelim. The map currently with this copy is also of the 6th state (the original map?). Cf. Sabin.
|Description:||, 39, , 110,  p. ,  folded leaf of plates : 1 map (engraving) ; 19 cm (4to)|
|Other Titles:||Proceedings of the English colonie in Virginia
|Responsibility:||VVritten by Captaine Smith, sometimes governour of the countrey. Wherevnto is annexed the proceedings of those colonies, since their first departure from England, with the discourses, orations, and relations of the salvages, and the accidents that befell them in all their iournies and discoveries. Taken faithfully as they were written out of the writings of Doctor Russell, Tho. Studley, Anas Todkill, Ieffra Abot, Richard Wiefin, Will. Phettiplace, Nathaniel Povvell, Richard Pots ; and the relations of divers other diligent observers there present then, and now many of them in England by VV. S.|