1st Edition

Early Dutch and English Voyages to Spitsbergen in the Seventeenth Century
Including Hessel Gerritsz. 'Histoire du pays nommé Spitsberghe,' 1613 and Jacob Segersz. van der Brugge 'Journael of dagh register,' Amsterdam, 1634

ISBN 9781409413783
Published July 27, 2010 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

'Early Dutch and English Voyages' translated into English, for the first time, by Basil H. Soulsby, F.S.A., of the British Museum; Segersz's text translated into English, for the first time, by J. A. J. de Villiers, of the British Museum. Edited, with Introduction and Notes, by Sir W. Martin Conway, F.S.A. With affidavits by English merchants and seamen relating to happenings at Spitzbergen in 1618, and two documents telling of events there in 1634-5, taken from Public Record Office, State Papers Domestic. Including a bibliography of Spitzbergen, pp. ix-xiv. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1904.