A Brief History and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia by Thomas Harriot

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This is a fine as new large paperback. 4to quarto, near folio size. 1972 Dover Publications. this copy is crisp and clean inside and out. Pages are crisp, clean and free of markings. Binding tight and straight. Illustrated cover clean and shiny front and back with only a hint of shelf wear from display.

This is a wonderful historical account of Virginia in its discovery and founding. The complete 1590 edition with the 28 engravings by Theodor de Bay after the drawings of John White and other illustrations. Thomas Harriot was an English astronomer, mathematician and translator. After studying at Oxford he left for America for Sir Walter Raleigh. The original publication of this book was published around 1587. It is an early account of the Native Americans in the area and their influence of later explorers and colonists. Illustrator John White was also part of early expeditions to America. He traveled with Heriot on the 1585 Roanoke expedition. This is an unabridged republication of the first illustrated edition reproduced from the copy presented to the Library of Congress. Please note, the text is exactly reproduced for this edition and the usual "U" is replaced with "V" as found in early text. The older manner of text and spelling is reproduced as original writers wrote.

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