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[De Bry, Theodor]: Drake, Sir Francis; Sir Thomas Cavendish; and Sir Walter Raleigh:
AMERICAE PARS VIII. CONTINENS PRIMO, DESCRIPTIONEM TRIUM ITINERUM NOBILISSIMI ET FORTISSIMI EQUITIS FRANCISCI DRAKEN...SECUNDO, ITER NOBILISSIMI EQUITIS THOMAE CANDISCH...TERTIO, DUO ITINERA, NOBLISSIMI & FORTISSIMI DOMINI GUALTHERI RALEGH
[Frankfurt]: Theodorici de Bry viduae & filiorum, 1599.. Two parts bound in one volume. [2],78; 99pp. Double hemisphere copper plate world map on title-leaf, plus letterpress title and eighteen plates, each with a half page copper plate engraving and descriptive text, versos blank. Folding engraved map of northeastern South America. Folio. Modern limp vellum. Leaves expertly washed and pressed. Overall a very good copy. In a half morocco and cloth slipcase. The first edition, in Latin, of Part VIII of De Bry's GRAND VOYAGES, here in the third issue, but without the two extra in-text maps on pages 78 and 3. This volume contains relations of six different voyages, by Drake, Cavendish, and Raleigh, with a map and illustrations never before published. These accounts describe Drake's famous circumnavigation of the world and Caribbean raids, Cavendish's circumnavigation, and the famous search for El Dorado. The three voyages of Sir Francis Drake recounted here are of the greatest importance. The first is a description of the famous voyage of circumnavigation of 1577- 80, only described in print up to that time by Hakluyt, here based on the account of Nuno da Silva. Drake's Caribbean raid of 1585-86 is also reported, based on the account of Walter Bigges, as well as the final voyage of 1595-96, directed against the Spanish at Panama. This is the first extensive account of the last voyage, during which Drake died off Panama, and it is evidently based directly on his log, continued by others after his death. Besides these texts, the titlepage of the volume has an ext … [Click Below for Full Description]
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