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The principall nauigations, voiages, and discoueries of the English nation : made by sea or ouer land to the most remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres : deuided into three seuerall parts ... the first conteining the personall trauels of the English vnto Iudea, Syria, Arabia ... the second comprehending the worthy discoueries of the English towards the north and northeast by sea as of Lapland ... the third and last including the English valiant attempts in searching almost all the corners of the vaste and new world of America ... : whereunto is added the last most renowmed English nauigation, round about the whole globe of the Earth /

The principall nauigations, voiages, and discoueries of the English nation : made by sea or ouer land to the most remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres : deuided into three seuerall parts ... the first conteining the personall trauels of the English vnto Iudea, Syria, Arabia ... the second comprehending the worthy discoueries of the English towards the north and northeast by sea as of Lapland ... the third and last including the English valiant attempts in searching almost all the corners of the vaste and new world of America ... : whereunto is added the last most renowmed English nauigation, round about the whole globe of the Earth /

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Some contents are translations accompanied by original texts. Mandeville's travels (p. 24-79) in Latin only.
"The famous voyage of Sir Francis Drake into the South Sea ...": [12] p. inserted between p. 643 and p. 644.
Signatures: * A-T¡ U♯ X♯(-X4), 2A-2U¡ 2X♯ 2Y¡, 3A-3L¡ 3Mℓ℗ 3N-3Y¡, 4A-4E¡ 4F♯. 4F4 blank; some copies have blank leaf (X4) between p. 242 and p. 243.
Numerous errors in paging.
Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 27
Sowerby, 4007
STC (2nd ed.) 12625
Thacher, II, p. 19 (Americana)
Includes index.
LC Copy 1 imperfect: t.p., 6th prelim. leaf, and map wanting; t.p. supplied in pen-and-ink facsimile. DLC
LC Thacher Collection copy has the Drake and reprinted Bowes sections. Imperfect: title page mounted; original map wanting. Pen-and-ink facsimile maps (18th-cent. ms.) on inserted folded leaf include New Britain and New Ireland in the SW Pacific, with Carteret's route through St. George's Channel, and a portion of the Mackenzie River in Canada. DLC
LC Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection copy has the Drake and reprinted Bowes sections. DLC
LC Copy 1 has no Jefferson provenance; transferred from LC's English Printing Collection. DLC
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

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