Peter Floris, Voyage to East Indies in the Globe


Peter Floris, Voyage to East Indies in the Globe

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FLORIS, Peter; Edited by W. H. Moreland  ~  Peter Floris: His Voyage to the East Indies in the Globe, 1611-1615.: The Contemporary Translation of his Journal. Edited by W.H. Moreland.

London, Printed for The Hakluyt Society, 1934 

Hakluyt Society, Second Series. No LXXIV. Issued for 1934.  8vo [218 x 140 mm]; Pp.  lxx,164. 3 coloured maps including the folding frontispiece as called for. Publishers blue cloth with blind stamped ruling and decoration, Gilt device to upper and lower boards. Gilt title lettering to spine. Page fore and bottom edges uncut. Spine darkened with faint signs of a removed label to bottom of spine. Light rubbing to spine ends. and edges. Signs of removed book plate or label on front free endpaper. Univ. Coll. stamp to bottom edge of half title page. Some scattered spotting to title page, preface, page fore edges and very occasionally throughout. a good copy.    

The 'Globe' which made the seventh voyage for the East India Company, was the first english vessel to engage in the trade of the Bay of Bengal and the Gulf of Siam. Consequently , the journal of the voyage possesses the interest which attaches to all records of experiences of pioneers  (intro).

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