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|Named Person:||Francis Drake|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Francis Drake; Francis Fletcher; Robert O Dougan; Willem Corneliszoon Schouten; A L Rowse
|Notes:||Facsimile reprint. Drake's The world incompassed originally published: London : N. Bourne, 1628; Schouten's The relation of a wonderfull voiage ... originally published: London : N. Newbury, 1619.
Accompanying pamphlet, entitled World encompassed, by Sir Francis Drake, 1628, and The relation of a wonderfull voiage, by William Cornelison Schouten, 1619, contains historical and bibliographical notes by A.L. Rowse and Robert O. Dougan.
Issued in a clamshell box.
|Description:||2 volumes in 1 (108,  pages,  leaves of plates; , 82 pages) : portrait, map ; 19 cm + 1 pamphlet (24 pages ; 19 cm).|
|Series Title:||Gowans' bibliotheca Americana.|
|Other Titles:||Relation of a wonderfull voiage.|
|Responsibility:||by Sir Francis Drake ; being his next voyage to that to Nombre de Dios formerly imprinted ; carefully collected out of the notes of Master Francis Fletcher ; offered now at last to publique view ... for the stirring up of heroick spirits, to benefit their countrie, and eternize their names by like noble attempts. The relation of a wonderfull voiage made by William Cornelison Schouten of Horne : shewing how south from the Straights of Magelan, in Terra Del-fuogo, he found and discovered a newe passage ... describing what islands, countries, people, and strange adventures he found in his saide passage.|