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A good speed to Virginia (1609) [by] Robert Gray. Newes from Virginia (1610) [by] R. Rich ...

Author/Creator:
Gray, Robert, 16th/17th cent.
Other Title:
Newes from Virginia.
Publication:
[New York] Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints [1937]
Format/Description:
Book
2 p.l., ix p., facsim. ([29] p.), 1 l., facsim. (14 p. incl. pl.) 20 cm.
Subjects:
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Bermuda Islands.
Notes:
"Edited by Wesley F. Craven."
Each part has special t.-p. in addition to facsimile t.-p.
Facsimiles of the original editions, which have titles, "A good speed to Virginia ... London, Printed by Felix Kyngston for William Welbie, and are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the Greyhound in Pauls churchyard. 1609." "Nevves from Virginia. The lost flocke triumphant. With the happy arriuall of that famous and worthy knight Sr. Thomas Gates: and the well reputed & valiant captaine Mr. Christopher Newporte, and others, into England. With the manner of their distresse in the Iland of deuils (otherwise called Bermoothawes) where they remayned 42. weekes, & builded two pynaces, in which they returned into Virginia. By R. Rich, gent. one of the voyage. London, Printed by Edw: Allde, and are to be solde by Iohn Wright at Christ-church dore. 1610."
"Newes from Virginia" is a poem.
"'A good speed to Virginia' is reproduced from the copy in the New York public library. 'Newes from Virginia' is reproduced from a perfect copy in the possession of Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach."
"Bibliographical note": p ix.
Contributor:
Rich, R., fl. 1610.
Craven, Wesley Frank, 1905- ed.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
3632221
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