Americae pars VIII. Continens primo, descriptionem trivm itinervm Francisci Draken, qvi peragrato primvm vniverso terrarvm orbe, postea cum ... Iohanne Havckens, ad expugnandum ciuitatem Panama, in Indiam nauigauit ... Secvndo, iter ... Thomae Candisch ... Tertio, duo itinera ... Gvaltheri Ralegh ... nec non ... capitanei Lavrentii Keyms. Qvibvs ... describitvr ... regnum Gviana ... Primo Anglicana lingva sparsim consignata: iam verò in vnum corpus redacta, & in Latinum sermonem conuersa, auctore Gotardo Artvs.
Bound with the editor's [America. pt. 5. Latin. Francoforti] 1595. 1st ed., 1st issue, copy 3.
Plates have special t.p.: Tabulae & imagines ad septimam et octavam Americae partem ...
The history of Drake's first voyage is translated from the account by Nuno da Silva; the second is based upon an account by Walter Bigges; the third is from Drake's logbook, continued by his mate. The voyage of Cavendish is by Francis Pretty; Raleigh's first voyage is written by himself; the account of the second is by Lawrence Kemys.
First ed., 1st issue. Cf. Church. Cat. of books relating to ... America, 163; with maps on p. 78 (1st group) and p. 3 (2d group); and plates 13 and 14 printed on correct leaves.
Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 31
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