Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: A true discourse of the late voyages of discouerie, for the finding of a passage to Cathaya, by the Northvveast, vnder the conduct of Martin Frobisher Generall:deuided into three bookes. In the first wherof is shewed, his first voyage ... Also, there are

Digital Image File Name: 
114473
Source Call Number: 
STC 1972
Source Creator: 
Best, George,d. 1584.
Source Title: 
A true discourse of the late voyages of discouerie, for the finding of a passage to Cathaya, by the Northvveast, vnder the conduct of Martin Frobisher Generall:deuided into three bookes. In the first wherof is shewed, his first voyage ... Also, there are
Physical Description: 
book 1, folding plate facing leaf b4 verso
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Best, George, d. 1584.
Title (Hamnet): 
A true discourse of the late voyages of discouerie, for the finding of a passage to Cathaya, by the Northvveast, vnder the conduct of Martin Frobisher Generall: deuided into three bookes. In the first wherof is shewed, his first voyage ... Also, there are annexed certayne reasons, to proue all partes of the worlde habitable, with a generall mappe adioyned. In the second, is set out his second voyage ... In the thirde, is declared the strange fortunes which hapned in the third voyage ... VVith a particular card therevnto adioyned of Meta Incognita ...
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
At London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Imprinted by Henry Bynnyman, seruant to the right Honourable Sir Christopher Hatton Vizchamberlaine,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Anno Domini. 1578 [Decembris. 10]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[16], 52; 39, [1], 68 p. [2] folded plates : ill., maps ; 4⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Frobisher, Martin, Sir, ca. 1535-1594 - Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Northwest Passage - Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Arctic regions - Discovery and exploration - English - Early works to 1800.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Dedication signed: George Best.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Month date of printing from colophon.
Notes (Hamnet): 
"A true reporte of such things as hapned in the second voyage of Captayne Frobysher .." (caption title) has separate pagination and register; within this register, the account of the third voyage has separate pagination.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Leaves a1 and b4 are in two different settings.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Identified as STC 1973 on UMI microfilm reel 1537.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: a-h⁴ i² A-N⁴ O².
Notes (Hamnet): 
Stationer's Register: Entered 22 November [1578]
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 1972
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S104566
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
211006. a1-3, O1-2 and second map in facsimile. Provenance: armorial bookplate; Boies Penrose copy
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 1972