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Hakluyt, Richard & Rye, William B. (editor):

The Discovery and Conquest of Terra Florida, by Don Ferdinando De Soto, and Six Hundred Spaniards, His Followers

      Written by a Gentleman of Elvas, Employed in all the Action, and Translated Out of Portuguese by Richard Hakluyt. Reprinted from the Edition of 1611. Edited, With Notes and an Introduction, and a Translation of a Narrative of the Expedition by Luis Hernandez De Biedma, Factor to the Same, By William B. Rye. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society series. 4 pp Report of the Hakluyt Society for 1850, lxvii, 200 pp + v pp Index. Frontispiece - large folding map (Florida and Gulf of Mexico). Spots of foxing on prelims and last few pages. Otherwise only very intermittent spots in text. Binding tight. Yellow eps. Bound in blue cloth boards of the Hakluyt Society with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt vignette of sailing ship 'Victoria' on front board. Blindstamp decoration on boards. Boards bright. Overall condition VG.

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