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A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia : of the commodities and of the nature and manners of the naturall inhabitants /
Discouered by the English colony there seated by Sir Richard Greinuile ... in ... 1585 ... This fore booke is made in English by Thomas Hariot.
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Francoforti ad Moenvm : Typis I. Wecheli, svmtibvs vero T. de Bry, 1590.
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Francoforti ad Moenvm : Typis I. Wecheli, svmtibvs vero T. de Bry, 1590.
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Also published by Richard Hakluyt as part of his Principall navigations, voiages, and discoveries of the English nation.
De Bry, a skillful engraver, in 1587 traveled to England, where he met Richard Hakluyt. Hakluyt gave him a copy of Hariot's Virginia, and in 1590 De Bry published the Hariot work in Latin, German, French, and English as part I of the Great Voyages. ... the succeeding parts were published only in Latin and German. Cf. Library of Congress. The Lessing J. Rosenwald collection: a catalog of the gifts of Lessing J. Rosenwald to the Library of Congress, 1943 to 1975, p. 236.
English edition of pt. 1 of de Bry's collection "America."
Plates 1-23 have title: The trve pictvres and fashions of the people in that parte of America novv called Virginia, discowred by Englishmen sent thither in the years of Our Lorde 1585 ... Translated out of Latin into English by Richard Hacklvit. Diligentlye collected and draowne by Ihon White ... now cutt in copper and first published by Theodore de Bry ... The last 5 plates have title: Som pictvre, of the Pictes which in the olde tyme dyd habite, one part of the great Bretainne ...
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Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2002. (Early encounters in North America). Available via World Wide Web.

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