1st Edition

The Discovery of the Solomon Islands by Alvaro de Mendaña in 1568 Translated from the Original Spanish Manuscripts. Volumes I-II

    Four narratives, edited with introduction and notes, two of them by or attributed to Mendaña's companions, Hernando Gallego and Pedro Sarmiento. This and the following volume (Second Series 8) have continuous pagination. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1901.

    A True and Correct Account of the Voyage to the Western Isles in the Southern Ocean, made by Hernando Gallego; Preface of Fernando 1 Gallego.; The Journal of Hernando Gallego.; A Short Account collected from The Papers which they found in the City of La Plata, concerning The Voyage and Discovery of the Western Islands, in The Southern Ocean, Commonly Called The Isles of Solomon. 1; The Narrative of Pedro Sarmiento.; This is a consecutive account of all that happened and took place in the discovery of the islands which the illustrious Sr. Alvaro Davendaña [ sic ] went to discover, from the year 1567 to the year 1568, by order of the illustrious Licentiate Castro, his uncle, Governor and President of the Kingdoms of Peru.; The Narrative of Mendaña.; A Second Narrative of the Discovery of the Isles of Solomon, Addressed from Lima to King Philip II of Spain, by Alvaro de Mendaña, on September 11th, 1569. 1; The Narrative of Mendaña.


    Lord Amherst of Hackney, Basil Thomson