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Voyages and discoveries in South-America

Voyages and discoveries in South-America

the first up the river of Amazons to Quito in Peru, and back again to Brazil, perform"d at the command of the King of Spain by Christopher D"Acugna : the second up the river of Plata, and thence by land to the mines of Potosi by Mons Acarete : the third from Cayenne into Guiana, in search of the lake of Parima, reputed the richest place in the world by M. Grillet and Bechamel : done into English from the originals, being the only accounts of those parts hitherto extant : the whole illustrated with notes and maps.

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Published by Printed for S. Buckley ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South America -- Description and travel.,
  • French Guiana -- Description and travel.,
  • Brazil -- Description and travel.,
  • Amazon River -- Description and travel.,
  • Rio de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAccount of a voyage up the river de la Plata, and thence over land to Peru, Journal of the travels of John Grillet and Francis Bechamel into Guiana, Account of a voyage up the river de la Plata, and thence over land to Peru., Journal of the travels of John Grillet and Francis Bechamel into Guiana.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 903:7.
    ContributionsAcuña, Cristóbal de, b. 1597., Acarete, du Biscay, 17th cent., Grillet, Jean, 1624-1677., Béchamel, François, 1637-1676.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 190 [i.e. 198], 79, [5], 68 p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16738527M

    , the Portuguese had discovered the Senegal river, rounded Cape verde, and sailed east toward the Gulf of Guinea. HENRY THE NAVIGATOR – voyages of discovery Voyages of discovery In little over a century, European navigators left their continent and sailed the world, opening up new sea routes to India and the east.   On his third and most successful voyage, he discovered present-day Rio de Janeiro and Rio de la Plata. Believing he had discovered a new continent, he called South America the New World. In

    Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship and is launched on a course of self-discovery in a kind of modern mythical voyage. The mismatched jumble of passengers provide Woolf wi.   History of the voyages and discoveries made in the North by Johann Reinhold Forster, , Printed for Luke White and Pat. Byrne edition, Microform in English.

    Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries, from the Time of Columbus to the Present Period by Mavor, William Fordyce available in Hardcover on , also read. The Southern Voyages completes Morison's monumental study of the Spanish and English explorers who discovered both coasts of the Americas. The author focuses mainly on the voyaging, how the travelers got here, and he sets aside such matters as the conquests of Mexico, Peru, Brazil and so on. Some of these are tremendous journeys — Magellan and Drake go .


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