The Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590 : Documents to illustrate the English Voyages to North America under the Patent granted to Walter Raleigh in 1584 Volumes I-II, Hardback Book

The Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590 : Documents to illustrate the English Voyages to North America under the Patent granted to Walter Raleigh in 1584 Volumes I-II Hardback

Part of the Hakluyt Society, Second Series series

Description

Volume I: Texts from Hakluyt's Principall Navigations (1589), together with the items added by him in 1600 and much additional material, a few documents in summary form.

This volume takes the narrative to January 1586/7 and includes a descriptive list of John White's drawings of the first colony; the narrative is continued to 1590 and later in the following volume, with which the main pagination is continuous. Volume II: Texts from Hakluyt's Principall Navigations (1589), together with the items added by him in 1600 and much additional material, a few documents in summary form.

This volume takes the narrative from January 1586/7 to 1590 and later. Appended is an article on the language of the Carolina Algonkian tribes by James A.

Geary, with a word-list; a chapter on the archaeology of the Roanoke settlements; a detailed account of the MS and printed sources; and a map of Ralegh's Virginia This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volumes first published in 1955.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1046 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9781409424918

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