Expeditions into the Valley of the Amazons, 1539, 1540, 1639, Hardback Book

Expeditions into the Valley of the Amazons, 1539, 1540, 1639 Hardback

Edited by Clements R. Markham

Part of the Hakluyt Society, First Series series


Includes the following accounts: Expedition of Gonzalo Pizarro to the land of Cinnamon, A.D. 1539-42, translated from the 2d pt. of Garcilasso Inca de la Vega's 'Royal commentaries of Peru'; The voyage of Francisco de Orellana down the river of the Amazons, A.D. 1540-1, translated from the sixth decade of A. de Herrera's 'General history of the western Indies'; New discovery of the great river of the Amazons, by 'Father Cristobal de Acuna, A.D. 1639, translated from the Spanish edition of 1641. With a 'List of the Principal Tribes of the Valley of the Amazons'.

Translated and Edited, with Notes. The supplementary material includes the 1859 annual report.

This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1859.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9781409412908



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