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|Named Person:||Walter Raleigh, Sir|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Increase N Tarbox; Walter Raleigh, Sir; Arthur Barlow; Richard Grenville, Sir; Ralph Lane; Thomas Harriot; John White
|Notes:||Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Prince Society, 1884.
"Two hundred and fifty copies."
The charter and various narratives are taken from v. 3 of Hakluyt's Collection of early voyages.
"The first voyage to America under the charge and direction of Sir Walter Ralegh, knight, 1584" (p. -127) is supposed to be by Capt. Arthur Barlow. The first part of "The second voyage ... 1585" (p. -142) is probably by Sir Richard Grenville; the remainder (p. 143-181) is by Ralph Lane. "The third voyage ... 1586" (p. -186) is anonymous. "A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia ... by Thomas Heriot," p. -244. "The fourth voyage ... 1587" (p. -270) is given anonymously by Hakluyt. A letter from White to Hakluyt, accompanying his account of the fifth voyage, is here appended to the fourth voyage (p. 270-273) "The fifth voyage ... 1590" (p. -299) is by "Governor" John White.
|Description:||4 preliminary leaves, 329 pages : frontispiece, portraits ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Memoir of Sir Walter Ralegh --
Charter to Sir Walter Ralegh, 1584 --
The first voyage to America / [attributed to Arthur Barlow] --
The second voyage to America / [first section attributed to Sir Richard Grenville ; remainder by Ralph Lane] --
The third voyage to America / [anonymous] --
Historical narrative / by Thomas Hariot --
The fourth voyage to America / [anonymous] --
The fifth voyage to America / [by John White].
|Series Title:||Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.|
|Responsibility:||With historical illustrations, and a memoir by the Rev. Increase N. Tarbox, D.D.|