The Resource The English-American : a new survey of the West Indies, 1648, Thomas Gage ; [edited with an introduction by A.P. Newton]

The English-American : a new survey of the West Indies, 1648, Thomas Gage ; [edited with an introduction by A.P. Newton]

Label
The English-American : a new survey of the West Indies, 1648
Title
The English-American
Title remainder
a new survey of the West Indies, 1648
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Gage ; [edited with an introduction by A.P. Newton]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1928.'Can be safely named unique and can never quite lose its value.' Times Literary Supplement. 'This should be bought not borrowed.' Saturday Review The publication in 1648 of the first authentic account of the provinces of New Spain and Central America by a well-known and educated Englishman excited widespread interest, and The English-American found many readers even though the country was in the midst of revolution. It played an important part in reviving the anti-Spanish policy of Elizabeth and describes at first hand a stage of American
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
972.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1211
LC item number
.G1638 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Broadway travellers
Series volume
8
Label
The English-American : a new survey of the West Indies, 1648, Thomas Gage ; [edited with an introduction by A.P. Newton]
Publication
Note
Facsim. of ed. published: 1928
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE Of the mission sent by the Dominicans to the Philippines in the year 1625; CHAPTER TWO Of the Indian Fleet that departed from Cadiz, Anno Dom. 1625, and of some remarkable passages in that voyage; CHAPTER THREE Of our discovery of some islands, and what trouble befell us in one of them; CHAPTER FOUR Of our further sailing to St John de Ulhua, alias Vera Cruz ; and our landing there
  • CHAPTER FIVE Of our landing at Vera Cruz, otherwise St John de Ulhua, and of our entertainment thereCHAPTER SIX Of our journey from St John de Ulhua to Mexico ; and of the moll remarkable towns and villages in the way; CHAPTER SEVEN A description of the town of Tlaxcala; CHAPTER EIGHT Concluding the rest of our journey from Tlaxcala to Mexico, through the City of Angels, and Guacocingo; CHAPTER NINE Shewing some particulars of the great and famous City of Mexico in former times, with a true description of it now, and of the Hate and condition of it the year 1625
  • CHAPTER FOURTEEN Shewing the condition, quality, fashion, and behaviour of the Indians of the country of Guatemala since the Conquest, and especially of their feasts and yearly solemnitiesCHAPTER FIFTEEN Shewing how and why I departed out of Guatemala to learn the Poconchi language, and to live among the Indians, and of some particular passages and accidents whilst I lived there; CHAPTER SIXTEEN Shewing my journey from the town of Petapa into England; and some chief passages in the way
  • CHAPTER TEN Shewing my journey from Mexico to Chiapa southward, and the most remarkable places in the wayCHAPTER ELEVEN Describing the country of Chiapa, with the chiefest towns and commodities belonging unto it; CHAPTER TWELVE Shewing my journey from the city of Chiapa unto Guatemala, and the chief places in the way; CHAPTER THIRTEEN Describing the dominions, government, riches, and greatness of the city of Guatemala, and country belonging unto it
Control code
ocm62725502
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 406 pages, [10] leaves of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203319543
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36988844
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62725502
  • taylor0203319540

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