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The history of trauayle in the VVest and East Indies, and other countreys lying eyther way, towardes the fruitfull and ryche Moluccaes : As Moscouia, Persia, Arabia, Syria, Ægypte, Ethiopia, Guinea, China in Cathayo, and Giapan : vvith a discourse of the Northwest passage / Gathered in parte, and done into Englyshe by Richarde Eden. Newly set in order, augmented, and finished by Richarde VVilles.

The history of trauayle in the VVest and East Indies, and other countreys lying eyther way, towardes the fruitfull and ryche Moluccaes : As Moscouia, Persia, Arabia, Syria, Ægypte, Ethiopia, Guinea, China in Cathayo, and Giapan : vvith a discourse of the Northwest passage / Gathered in parte, and done into Englyshe by Richarde Eden. Newly set in order, augmented, and finished by Richarde VVilles.

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History of travayle in the West and East Indies, and other countreys lying eyther way, towardes the fruitfull and ryche Moluccaes
Creator: Eden, Richard, 1521?-1576 Willes, Richard, fl. 1558-1573 Fernandez Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo de, 1478-1557 Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 Gastaldi, Giacomo, ca. 1500-ca. 1565 Jugge, Richard, ca. 1514-1577 Anghiera, Pietro Martire d’, 1457-1526
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Date: 1577.
Publisher: By Rychard Iugge,
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Imperfect: title page mutilated and repaired with no loss of text but with partial loss of manuscript presentation inscription: Given to the plantation of [blank] by S.G. [blank]. Additional manuscript notes and manuscript date: May 2, 1609. First and second leaves also repaired but with no loss of text.
Eden's "Decades of the newe worlde," 1555, (ascribed to Pietro Martire) rearranged, some parts omitted, and a number of translations added. Described by ESTC as "A translation, with some omissions, of decades 1-3 of "De orbe novo" by Pietro Martire d'Anghiera; with additions from numerous other sources edited by Eden and Willes".
Numerous errors in foliation.
Signatures: (.)⁴ [fleuron]⁶ A-B⁴ C-3O⁸.
With six final errata and contents leaves.
Woodcut diagrams and historiated and floriated initials throughout text.
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[10], 466, [6] leaves : ill. ; 19 cm. (4to)
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Object ID: 11872086
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