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Author Arber, Edward, 1836-1912 ed.

Title The first three English books on America. <?1511>-1555 A.D. Being chiefly translations, compilations, &c., by Richard Eden, from the writings, maps, &c., of Pietro Martire, of Anghiera (1455-1526) Sebastian Münster, the cosmographer (1489-1552) Sebastian Cabot, of Bristol (1474-1557) with extracts, &c., from the works of other Spanish, Italian, and German writers of the time. Edited by Edward Arber.

Imprint Westminster, A. Constable and co., 1895.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Reference, Storage    R 917    Available
Description xlviii, 408 p. 29 x 23 cm.
Note With reprints of original title-pages.
Half-title (p. 1-2) : "Richard Eden's contribution to our literature ..."
Preface contains an account of the earliest English voyages to America.
Index of personal names and names of places, chiefly outside Europe.
Contents To the reader.-Preface.-The first English book on America: Of the newe landes and of ye people founde by the messengers of the kynge of portyngale, named Emmanuel.-Of the. x. dyuers nacyons crystened. Of pope John and his landes and of the costely keyes and wonders molodyes that in that lande is. <Antwerp,? 1511>-The life and labours of Richard Eden. The second English book on America: A treatyse of the newe India, with other new founde landes and Ilandes, as well eastwarde as westwarde, as they are knowen and found in these oure dayes, after the descripcion of Sebastian Munster in his boke of vniversall Cosmographie ... Translated out of Latin into Englishe. By Rycharde Eden. <London. 1553.>
(cont.) The third English book on America: The decades of the newe worlde or west India, conteynyng the nauigations and conquestes of the Spanyardes, with the particular description of the moste ryche and large landes and Ilandes lately founde in the west Ocean perteynyng to the inheritaunce of the kinges of Spayne ... Wryten in the Latine tounge by Peter Martyr of Angleria, and translated into Englysshe by Rycharde Eden. Londini, Inaedibus Guilhelmi Powell. Anno. 1555.
Subject Eden, Richard, 1521?-1576.
Voyages and travels.
America -- Early accounts to 1600.
Added Author Eden, Richard, 1521?-1576.
Anghiera, Pietro Martire d', 1457-1526.
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552.
Added Title Of the newe landes and of ye people founde ...

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