1st Edition

The Discovery and Conquest of Terra Florida, by Don Ferdinando de Soto
And six hundred Spaniards his Followers, written by a Gentleman of Elvas, employed in all the Action, and translated out of Portuguese, by Richard Hakluyt

ISBN 9781409412755
Published July 28, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
296 Pages

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Book Description

This text is reprinted from the Edition of 1611, edited, with notes and an introduction, along with a translation of a narrative of the expedition by Luis Hernandez de Biedma, factor to the same. For Hakluyt's translation, see The Hakluyt Handbook (Second Series, 144-5), pp. 42, 252-5. The translation of Hernandez de Biedma's narrative was made from Ternaux-Compans, Recueil de pièces sur la Floride, Paris, 1841. The supplementary material includes the 1850 annual report. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1851.