Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
by Richard Hakluyt
Number of pages: 628
Topics: Voyages to the North and North East, from Arthur's Expedition to Norway in 517 to the celebrated Expedition to Cadiz; Voyages to the South and South East, beginning with that of the Empress Helena to Jerusalem in 337; Discovery of the West Indies in 1170; voyages of Columbus; etc.
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