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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Jourdain, Silvester, -1650.
Plaine description of the Barmudas, now called Sommer Ilands.
London : Printed by W. Stansby for W. Welby, 1613
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Silvester Jourdain; William Crashaw; Richard More; William Stansby; William Welby; William Kerr marquis of Lothian; Francis Bedford; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Published anonymously, an enlarged ed. of Silvester Jourdan's "A discovery of the Barmudas, otherwise called the Ile of Divels", including "An addition sent home by the last ships from our colonie in the Barmudas" of unknown authorship.
Running title: News from the Barmudas, now called Sommer Ilands.
Epistle-dedicatorie to Sir Thomas Smith, signed: W.C. [i.e. William Crawshaw]. Cf. STC.
Signatures: A-F⁴ G².
Includes "A copie of the articles which Master R. More, Governour Deputie of the Sommer Ilands propounded to the companie that were with him ... 1612."
Head-pieces, initials and printed marginalia; gatherings B-F printed in black letter.
LC copy bound by F. Bedford.
Library copy: Armorial bookplate of The most Honble. William, Marquiss of Lothian (i.e., William Kerr, 2nd Marquess of Lothian (1661-1722) and Book label of Newbattle Abbey.
|Description:|| p. ; 19 cm (4to)|
|Other Titles:||Discovery of the Barmudas, otherwise called the Ile of Divels
Plaine description of the Barmudas, now called Sommer Ilands