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English and Irish Settlement on the River Amazon, 1550-1646 - Hakluyt Society

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Product description

From as early as the middle of the 16th century Englishmen were interested in the possibility of exploring the fabled resources of the great river of the Amazons. During the first half of the 17th century English and Irish projectors made persistent efforts to maintain trading factories and plantation there. Almost half a century has elapsed since J.A. Williamson and Aubrey Gwynne first published studies of these colonies. New material from English, Portuguese and Spanish archives has now made it possible to re-evaluate their significance.

Hardback book in very good condition. Bottom of spine and bottom corner of back cover bumped. Top edge of text block lightly foxed. Dust jacket in good condition. Ends of spine and corners bumped. Edges of front cover shelfworn. 3mm closed tear at bottom of back cover. Spine discoloured. Front and back covers rubbed.

Item details

Added value:
Hakluyt Society Series II Volume 171
Author(s):
Lorimer, Joyce (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0904180271
ISBN-13:
9780904180275
Number of pages:
499
Publisher:
Hakluyt Society
Title:
English and Irish Settlement on the River Amazon, 1550-1646

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From as early as the middle of the 16th century Englishmen were interested in the possibility of exploring the fabled resources of the great river of the Amazons. During the first half of the 17th century English and Irish projectors made persistent efforts to maintain trading factories and plantation there. Almost half a century has elapsed since J.A. Williamson and Aubrey Gwynne first published studies of these colonies. New material from English, Portuguese and Spanish archives has now made it possible to re-evaluate their significance.

Hardback book in very good condition. Bottom of spine and bottom corner of back cover bumped. Top edge of text block lightly foxed. Dust jacket in good condition. Ends of spine and corners bumped. Edges of front cover shelfworn. 3mm closed tear at bottom of back cover. Spine discoloured. Front and back covers rubbed.

Added value:
Hakluyt Society Series II Volume 171
Author(s):
Lorimer, Joyce (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0904180271
ISBN-13:
9780904180275
Number of pages:
499
Publisher:
Hakluyt Society
Title:
English and Irish Settlement on the River Amazon, 1550-1646

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