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A summarie and true discourse of Sir Frances Drakes VVest Indian voyage : wherein were taken, the townes of Saint Jago, Sancto Domingo, Cartagena & Saint Augustine.

  • Bigges, Walter, -1586.
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Summarie and true discourse of Sir Frances Drakes West Indian voyage


Imprinted at London : By Richard Field, dwelling in the Blacke-Friars by Ludgate, 1589.

Physical description

4 unnumbered pages, 52 pages, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait, maps


"Begun by Captaine Bigges, vvho ended his life in the said voyage ... aftervvardes finished (as I thinke) by his Lieutenant Maister Croftes or some other"--Dedication by T. Cates (i.e. Thomas Gates).
"The first complete publication of the text"--H.P. Kraus. Sir Francis Drake; a pictorial biography, 1970, p. 199, no. 21.
Signatures: [A]² B-G⁴ H².
Contains the five maps attrib. to Baptista Boazio, cataloged elsewhere as STC 3171.6.
Reproduction of original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

References note

STC (2nd ed.) 3056

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1772:10) s1999 miun s



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