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A svmmarie and trve discovrse of Sir Frances Drakes West Indian voyage. Wherein were taken, the townes of Saint Iago, Sancto Domingo, Cartegena, and Saint Augustine.

By d. 1586. Walter Bigges, Lieutenant. Croftes, d. 1621. Sir Thomas Gates and Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)


"Begun by Captaine Bigges, who ended his life in the said voyage ... afterwards finished (as I thinke) by his Lieutenant Maister Croftes or some other."--Dedication by T. Cates (i.e. Thomas Gates)."The second English edition, published the same year as the first."--H.P. Kraus. Sir Francis Drake; a pictorial biography, 1970, p. 199, no. 22.Device of R. Field on t.p.First leaf blank except for signature: A.STC 3057Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 22L.C. copy lacks the 4 maps. DL

Topics: Drake, Francis,--Sir,--1540?-1596--Travel--West Indies., West Indies Expedition, 1585-1586., Explorers--Great Britain--Biography., Explorers--America--Biography.
Publisher: [London], Printed at London by Roger Ward
Year: 1589
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