Texts from Hakluyt's Principall Navigations (1589), together with the items added by him in 1600 and much additional material, a few documents in summary form. This volume takes the narrative to January 1586/7 and includes a descriptive list of John White's drawings of the first colony; the narrative is continued to 1590 and later in the following volume (Second Series 105), with which the main pagination is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1955.
Table of Contents
Contents: Preface; Introduction; The discovery of Raleigh's Virginia; Preparations for the 1585 voyage; The 1585 Virginia voyage; The first colony: Lane and Drake, 1585-6; The first colony: Thomas Hariot; The first colony: John White; The 1586 ventures.