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Virginia richly valued, by the description of the maine land of Florida, her next neighbour : out of the foure yeeres continuall trauell and discouerie, for aboue one thousand miles east and west, of Don Ferdinando de Soto, and sixe hundred able men in his companie. Wherin are truly obserued the riches and fertilitie of those parts, abounding with things necessarie, pleasant, and profitable for the life of man: with the natures and dispositions of the inhabitants. Preview this item
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Virginia richly valued, by the description of the maine land of Florida, her next neighbour : out of the foure yeeres continuall trauell and discouerie, for aboue one thousand miles east and west, of Don Ferdinando de Soto, and sixe hundred able men in his companie. Wherin are truly obserued the riches and fertilitie of those parts, abounding with things necessarie, pleasant, and profitable for the life of man: with the natures and dispositions of the inhabitants.

Author: Richard HakluytFelix KingstonMatthew LownesPeter ForceThomas W StreeterAll authors
Publisher: At London : Printed by Felix Kyngston for Matthew Lownes, and are to be sold at the signe of the Bishops head in Pauls Churchyard, 1609.
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early accounts to 1600
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Hernando de Soto; Hernando de Soto
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hakluyt; Felix Kingston; Matthew Lownes; Peter Force; Thomas W Streeter; Riviere & Son,; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress); Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 57531864
Notes: A translation of the anonymous: Relaçam verdadeira dos trabalhos que ho governador dom Fernando de Souto e certos fidalgos portugueses passarom no descobrimento da Frolida. Translated by Hakluyt with a view of inducing settlers to go out to the new colony of Virginia.
Running title reads: The discouerie of Florida, next adioyning to Virginia.
"To the right honovrable, the right worshipfull counsellors, and others the cheerefull aduenturors for the aduancement of that Christian and noble plantation in Virginia" [by Richard Hakluyt] (3 p. l.,) "A relation of svch things, as Don Ferdinando de Soto, the adelantado of Florida passed in seeking to conquer the said countrey ..." (caption title)
Signatures: A-Z⁴ 2A².
Head-pieces, initials and printed marginalia.
LC copy has binder's ticket: Bound by Hering, 9 Newman Street.
Description: [8], 180 p. ; 19 cm (4to)
Other Titles: Relaçam verdadaira dos trabalhos que ho governador dom Fernando de Souto e certos fidalgos portugueses passarom no descobrimento da Frolida.
Discouerie of Florida, next adioyning to Virginia
Discoverie of Florida, next adjoyning to Virginia
Responsibility: Written by a Portugall gentleman of Eluas, emploied in all the action ; and translated out of Portugese by Richard Hakluyt.

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