The first decade conteyning the historie of travell into Virginia Britania : manuscript, [1612].

Author
Strachey, William, 1572?-1621 [Browse]
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Language
English
Description
1 v. (150 p.) ; 30 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Engraver
Related name
Former owner
Binder
Form/​Genre
  • Manuscripts, English—17th century
  • Drawings
  • Engravings
  • Maps—Virginia—1612
Compiled/​Created
[1612].
Summary note
Manuscript, written in unknown hand, with dedication and corrections written in Strachey's hand. Extra-illustrated with 27 of Theodor de Bry's 1590 engravings of John White's drawings of Virginia (handcolored) and a copy of John Smith's 1612 map of Virginia (1st state). Cf. Brown.
Notes
Later published as: Historie of travaile into Virginia Britannia, 1849.
Binding note
Brown calf; in green morocco slipcase by Riviere & Son.
Provenance
Strachey presented this copy to Henry Percy, the ninth Earl of Northumberland in 1612, in whose family it remained until acquired by Cyrus McCormick at the Sotheby's sale of April 23, 1928.
Source acquisition
Gift; Cyrus H. McCormick, Class of 1897. Acc. no. MS 1230.884q.
References
Brown, J.C. Cat., v. 2, pt. 1, p. 89
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Historie of travell into Virginia Britania
  • Historie of travaile into Virginia Britannia
OCLC
49654488
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