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Creator:
Galvão, António, -1557.
Title(s):

The discoueries of the world from their first originall vnto the yeere of our Lord 1555 / Briefly written in the Portugall tongue by Antonie Galuano, Gouernour of Ternate, the chiefe island of the Malucos: corrected, quoted, and now published in English by Richard Hakluyt, sometimes student of Christchurch in Oxford.

Additional Title(s):

Discoveries of the world from their first originall unto the yeere of our Lord 1555

Tratato. Que compôs o nobre & notavel capitão Antonio Galvão, dos diversos & desvayrados caminhos, por onde nos tempos passados a pimenta & especearia veyo da India ás nossas partes. English

Published/Created:
Londini : Impensis G. Bishop, 1601.
Physical Description:
[12], 97, [3] p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G80 .G35 1601
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
A translation into English from the original Portuguese of: Tratato. Que compôs o nobre & notavel capitão Antonio Galvão, dos diversos & desvayrados caminhos, por onde nos tempos passados a pimenta & especearia veyo da India ás nossas partes.
STC attributes printing to the Eliot's Court Press.
Printed in black letter with marginalia in roman (from B3 recto to O3 recto, A1 to B2 printed in roman).
Head-pieces, initials and printed marginalia.
Title within decorative woodcut rule-border.
Signatures: A-O⁴ (O4 blank).
Woodcut head-pieces and initials.
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks leaf O4 (final blank leaf). Bound in gilt-tooled green morocco, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Has black ink-stamp of the "Admiralty Office Library" on leaf O3v.
STC (2nd ed.), 11543
ESTC, S105675
Church, E.D. Catalogue of books relating to the discovery and early history of North and South America, entry 323
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), entry 11543
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, entry 26469
Winsor, J. Narrative and critical history of America, vol. 3, p. 32; vol. 4, p. 14
Subject Terms:
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Early works to 1800.
America -- Early works to 1800.
Discoveries in geography -- Early works to 1800.
Fletcher, Andrew, 1655-1716 -- Autograph (BEIN)
Great Britain. Admiralty. Library -- Stamp.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe -- Bookbinder.
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Woodcuts -- 1601.
Contributors:
Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616, translator.
Bishop, George, -1611, publisher.
Eliot's Court Press, printer.
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