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The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros, 1595 to 1606
Volume II



ISBN 9781409413820
Published July 28, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
296 Pages

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Book Description

Continues Second Series 15. Two further narratives, translated and edited, including one by Torquemada, and an appendix of letters and memoranda addressed to Philip III. The supplementary material includes the annual report for 1903. Contents: True account of the events of the voyage that the Captain Pedro Fernandez de Quiros made by order of His Majesty to the southern unknown land, by Caspar Gonzalez de Leza. Torquemada's Voyage of Quiros; translation, with notes, from the "Monarquia indiana." Letter from Luis Vaez de Torres ... to the king of Spain, giving an account of his voyage to Manila after parting company with Quiros. ... Legends on the four maps signed Diego de Prado y Tobar. Illustrating the discoveries of Quiros and Torres. Appendix 1. Eighth memorial of Quiros, 1606. II-III. Memorials of Quiros 1609. iv. Memorial of Don Fernando de Castro, 1608. v. Letters from Don Diego de Prado y Tobar, 1613. vi. Note on the Memorial of Captain Quiros to the Council of the Indies, 1610. vii. Memorial touching papers printed by Quiros, 1610. viii. Memorial by Juan Luis Arias. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1904.

Table of Contents

Contents: True account of the events of the voyage that Captain Pedro Fernandez de Quiros made to the unknown Southern lands by Gaspar de Leza, chief pilot of the said fleet; Torquemada's account of the voyage of Quiros; Letter from Luis Vaez de Torres to the King of Spain; Legends on the 4 maps signed by Diego de Prado y Tobar; Appendix; Index.

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