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The principal nauigations, voiages, traffiques and discoueries of the English nation : made by sea or ouer-land, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth, at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres, deuided into three seuerall volumes, according to the positions of the regions, whereunto they were directed. This first volume containing the woorthy discoueries, &c. of the English toward the north and northeast by sea ... together with many notable monuments and testimonies of the ancient forren trades, and of the warrelike and other shipping of this realme of England in former ages. Whereunto is annexed also a briefe commentarie of the true state of Island, and of the northern seas and lands situate that way. And lastly, the memorable defeate of the Spanish huge Armada, anno 1588, and the famous victorie atchieued at the citie of Cadiz, 1596, are described / by Richard Hakluyt.

Format Book and Print
Publication InfoImprinted at London : By George Bishop, Ralph Newberie and Robert Barker, 1598-1600.
Description3 volumes : map ; 29 cm (folio)
Other author/creatorHakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616.
Other author/creatorBishop, George, -1611, printer.
Other author/creatorNewbery, Ralph, -1604 printer.
Other author/creatorBarker, Robert, -1645 printer.
Uniform titlePrincipall navigations, voiages, and discoveries of the English nation.
Variant title Principal navigations, voyages, traffiques and discoveries of the English nation
Variant title Principal navigations, voiages, traffiques and discoueries of the English nation
Variant title Binder's spine title: Hakluyt voyages
Local noteJoyner-Bookplates of Earl Bathurst (2nd or 3rd?). Ms. notes on front fly-leaves. Crossed-out signatures (illegible) in v.3, t.p. Vol. 3 top edge closely trimmed, sometimes affecting running title.
General noteVol. 2 has title: The second volume of the principal nauigations ... to the south and south-east parts of the world, at any time within the compasse of these 1600. yeres ...; v. 3 has title: The third and last volume of the voyages ... of the English nation, and in some new places, where they haue not been, of strangers, performed within and before the time of these hundred yeeres, to all parts of ... America ... Together with the two ... voyages of Sir Francis Drake and M. Thomas Candish round about the circumference of the whole earth, and diuers other voyages intended and set forth for that course.
General note2nd edition.
General noteSignatures: v. 1: *⁶ **⁶ A-Eee⁶ Fff⁴ ; v. 2: *⁸ A-Rrr⁶ ; v. 3: (A)⁸ A-I⁶ K⁸ L-Cccc⁶
General noteVol. 1: [24], 619 p. ; v. 2: [16], 312, 204 p. ; v. 3: [16], 868 p. Many errors in paging.
General noteInitials. Head- and tail-pieces.
General noteSeveral of the contents are translations accompanied by original texts in Latin and Spanish.
General noteThe section on the conquest of Cadiz by Essex (v. 1, p. 607-619), ordered suppressed by Queen Elizabeth in 1599, appears in the first of four issues, as described in STC.
General noteImperfect: map referred to in pref. wanting.
General noteVols. 1 and 2 bound together; v. 3 separate.
References STC (2nd ed.), 12626
LCCN 06001733

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner Rare Vault G240 .H2 1598 V. 1-2 ✔ Available Request Material
Joyner Rare Vault G240 .H2 1598 V. 3 ✔ Available Request Material