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Sir Walter Ralegh's Discoverie of Guiana

Author: Walter Raleigh, Sir; Joyce Lorimer
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate for the Hakluyt Society of London, 2006.
Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 15.
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Presents the annotated texts of a copy of Ralegh's fair manuscript draft of "The Discoverie of the Large, Rich, and Bewtifvl Empyre of Gviana" and the subsequent printed versions. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Early accounts to 1600
Ouvrages avant 1800
Récits avant 1600
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Sir Walter Ralegh's Discoverie of Guiana.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate for the Hakluyt Society of London, 2006
(OCoLC)656752606
Named Person: Walter Raleigh, Sir; Walter Raleigh, Sir; Walter Raleigh
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Raleigh, Sir; Joyce Lorimer
ISBN: 0904180875 9780904180879
OCLC Number: 61458187
Description: xcvii, 360 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Physical Description of the Manuscript --
The Relationship of the Manuscript to the Text --
Cecil's Response to Ralegh's Proposals --
'Of the Voyage for Guiana' --
The Queen's Response to Ralegh's Proposals --
Revising for Print --
The Empire of Guiana --
The Background to the Spanish Searches for El Dorado --
Gold Mines --
Native Alliances --
Amazons and Ewaipanoma --
The Printing of The Discoverie --
From Discoverie of the Large Rich and Bewtifvl Empyre to 'the blessing of an untraded place' --
Key to annotation --
Manuscript and the printed text of The Discoverie : Captain Popham's Documents --
Appendices: I Ralegh's First Reconnaissance of the Orinoco 1587? --
II 'Of the Voyage for Guiana' --
III Intelligences from Spain Relating to Guiana --
IV Letters from Ralegh and his Associates --
V Correspondence 1607-1618, Describing the Gold Mine Allegedly Discovered by Ralegh in 1595 --
VI Dutch and English Explorations of the Guiana Coast 1598-1601, in Response to the Publication of Ralegh's Discoverie.
Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 15.
Responsibility: edited by Joyce Lorimer.
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