Early Dutch and English Voyages to Spitsbergen in the Seventeenth Century : Including Hessel Gerritsz. 'Histoire du Pays Nomme Spitsberghe,' 1613 and Jacob Segersz. Van der Brugge 'Journael of Dagh Re, Hardback Book

Early Dutch and English Voyages to Spitsbergen in the Seventeenth Century : Including Hessel Gerritsz. 'Histoire du Pays Nomme Spitsberghe,' 1613 and Jacob Segersz. Van der Brugge 'Journael of Dagh Re Hardback

Edited by Sir W. Martin Conway

Part of the Hakluyt Society, Second Series series

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'Early Dutch and English Voyages' translated into English, for the first time, by Basil H.

Soulsby, F.S.A., of the British Museum; Segersz's text translated into English, for the first time, by J.

A. J. de Villiers, of the British Museum. Edited, with Introduction and Notes, by Sir W. Martin Conway, F.S.A. With affidavits by English merchants and seamen relating to happenings at Spitzbergen in 1618, and two documents telling of events there in 1634-5, taken from Public Record Office, State Papers Domestic.

Including a bibliography of Spitzbergen, pp. ix-xiv. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1904.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9781409413783

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