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The discoverie of the large and bewtiful empire of Guiana,
by Sir Walter Ralegh; edited from the original text, with introduction, notes and appendixes of hitherto unpublished documents, by V. T. Harlow.


Main Author: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618.
Related Names: Penzer, N. M. 1892-, Harlow, Vincent T. 1898-1961.
Language(s): English
Published: London, Argonaut, 1928.
Subjects: Raleigh, Walter, > Raleigh, Walter, / Sir, > Raleigh, Walter, / Sir, / 1552?-1618.
El Dorado.
America > America / Early accounts to 1600.
Guiana > Guiana / Discovery and exploration.
Note: "An abstract taken out of certain Spanyardes letters concerning Guiana and the countries lying around the great riuer of Orenoque; with certaine reportes also touching the same." [letters taken at sea by Captaine George Popham, 1594]; p. [77]-85.
Includes facsimile of a map of Guiana, with the courses of the Orinoco, Maranon or Amazons, drawn by or for Sir Walter Raleigh circa 1595. (British museum, Add ms 17940, A)
Includes facsimile of t.-p. of original: The discoverie of the large, rich, and bevvtifvl empyre of Gviana, with a relation of the great and Golden Citie of Manoa (which the Spanyards call El Dorado) And of the Prouinces of Emeria, Arromaia, Amapaia, and other Countries, with their rulers, afioyning. Performed in the yeare 1595, by Sir W. Ralegh Knight, Captaine of her Maiesties Guard, Lo. Warden of the Stanneries, and her Highnesse Lieutenant generall of the Countie of Cornewall. Printed at London by Robert Robinson, 1596.
On half-title. "Editor: N. M. Penzer." The preface is signed by him.
Physical Description: cvi, 182 p. incl. facsim, front. (port.) fold. maps. 27 cm.
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