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Voyages and discoveries in South-America : the first up the river of Amazons to Quito in Peru, and back again to Brazil

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Acuña, Cristóbal de
Publication
London: Printed for S. Buckley at the Dolphin over against St. Dunstan's church in Fleet Street, 1698

Description

Digital Facsimile

3 parts in 1 v. (viii, 190 p. [i.e. 198], 1 leaf, 79 p., 2 leaves, 68 p.) : [2] fold maps ; 19 cm.

"Done into English from the originals, being the only accounts of those parts hitherto extant. The whole illustrated with notes and maps."

Part 1 has caption title; parts 2 and 3 have special title-pages.

Added title page title, part 2: An Account Of A Voyage Up The River de la Plata, And thence over Land to Peru. With Observations on the Inhabi-tants, as well indians and Spaniards ; the Cities, Commerce, Fertility, and Riches of that Part of America. By Mons. Acarete du Biscay.

Added title page title, part 3: A Journal Of The Travels Of John Grillet, and Francis Bechamel Into Guiana, In the Year, 1674. In Order to Discover the Great Lake of Parima, and the many Cities said to be situated on its Banks, and reputed the Richest in the World.

Map of Amazon River (13 x 28 cm.) has title: The course of the river of Amazons / described according to the relation of F. Chr. d'Acugna by Monsr. Sanson, geographer in ordinary to the French king. London : Printed for S. Buckley.

Map of Rio de la Plata (14 x 28 cm.) has title: A map of the provinces Paraguay and Tucuman with the River Plate. London : Printed for S. Buckley.

Pages 169-176 pagination numbering repeated; text information difers from p. 169-176.

 

Language

English
 

Subject

Discoveries in geography.; Río de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.; Río de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay); South America -- Description and travel.; French Guiana -- Description and travel.; Brazil -- Description and travel.; Amazon River.; South America -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.; South America -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.; French Guiana -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.; French Guiana -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.; Brazil -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.; Brazil -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.; Amazon River -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.