Iohn Hvighen van Linschoten. his Discours of Voyages into ye Easte & West Indies. Deuided into Foure Bookes.

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Names
Linschoten, Jan Huygen van (1563-1611) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1598
Place Term: Printed at London
Publisher: By Iohn Wolfe Printer to ye Honorable Cittie of London
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC+ 1598 (Linschoten, J. H. van. Iohn Hvighen van Linschoten)
Topics
Voyages and travels
Notes
Content : "The description of America, and the seuerall partes thereof ..." p. 216-259 [i.e. 295]

Content : Books 2-4 have special title-pages.

Content : Maps and plates engraved by Robert Beckit, Renold Elstrackand William Rogers, general t.-p. and title vignette maps (books 2-3) by Rogers.

Content : Printer's initials and mark included in border of general t.-p.

Content : Several pages wrongly numbered (cf. Church)

Content : Text printed in double columns.

Content : Translated from the Dutch by W. Phillip, whose initials appear on the title-pages of books 2-4.

Content: Translation, but in different order, of his: Itinerario, Uoyage ofte Schipvaert, Amsterdam, 1596 (q.v.), including translation of the notes to book 1 by Berend ten Broecke, compiler of book 2.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 v. in 1. illus. (maps), 3 fold. pl., 9 fold. maps on 10ℓ. 29.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14467380
UUID: 42512960-c606-012f-a4ce-58d385a7bc34
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