A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia of the commodities and of the nature and manners of the naturall inhabitants. Discouered by the English colon there seated by Sir Richard Greinuile Knight in the eere 1585. Which remained vnder the gouernement of twelue monethes, at the speciall charge and direction of the Honourable Sir Walter Raleigh Knight lord Warden of the stanneries who therein hath beene fauoured and authorised b her Maiestie :and her letters patents: This fore booke is made in English by Thomas Hariot seruant to the abouenamed Sir Walter, a member of the Colon, and there imploed in discouering Cum gratia et priuilegio Caes. Matis Speciali
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Francoforti ad Moenum :
Typis Ioannis Wecheli, sumtibus vero Theodori de Bry anno M D XC. Venales reperiuntur in officina Sigismundi Feirabendii,
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|Item Description:||Also published in French, Latin, and German, and forming part 1 of de Bry's "America" series in the latter two languages.|
The title page is engraved; the roman numeral date is made with turned C's.
Signatures: a⁴ b⁶ c⁴ d; A⁶ B-C D⁶ E F⁶.
"The true pictures and fashions of the people in that parte of America novv called Virginia .. Translated out of Latin into English by Richard Hackluit. Diligentlye collected and draowne by Ihon White .. now cutt in copper and first published by Theodore de Bry att his wone [sic] chardges" has separate divisional title on d3r. "Som picture, of the Pictes which in the olde tyme dyd habite one part of the great Bretainne" has separate divisional title on E1r. These illustrated sections are newly added in this edition.
With a final colophon leaf followed by a blank leaf.
Several plates are signed by G. Veen.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
|Physical Description:||33, ;  p., folded map : engraved ill.|