New Light on the Discovery of Australia, as Revealed by the Journal of Captain Don Diego de Prado y Tovar

1st Edition

George F. Barwick, Henry N. Stevens

Hakluyt Society
Published July 28, 2010
Reference - 278 Pages
ISBN 9781409414315 - CAT# Y239605
Series: Hakluyt Society, Second Series

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Spanish text, with English translation, of Prado's Relación of the voyage begun in company with Quirós and Torres in 1607, together with a report of the Spanish Council of State concerning Quirós, 1618, and letters of Torres and Prado, 1607-13. Contents: New light on the discovery of Australia.-Note on Prado's Relación.-Relación de don Diego de Prado (Spanish and English)-Appendices: I. Report of Council of State with letter of Luis Vaez de Torres (Spanish and English) II. Mr. Barwick's translations of Prado's two letters sent from Goa in 1613. III. Mr. Barwick's translations of the legends on the four Prado maps. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1930. Owing to technical constraints it has not been possible to reproduce the "Facsimiles of the Four Prado Maps" which appeared in the first edition of the work.

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