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Voyages and Discoveries

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Published by Penguin Group UK in London .
Written in English


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Irving, Washington, Voyages and discoveries of the companions of Columbus. New York: Ungar, [, ©]. Get this from a library! Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N.: his voyages, discoveries, and fortunes. [Joseph Bryant, Rev.].


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Voyages and discoveries of the companions of Columbus by Washington Irving; 15 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Friends and associates, Description and travel, Discoveries in geography, Spanish, Description, Explorers, Biography, Discovery and exploration; Places: America, Palos (Spain), Palos de la Frontera (Spain); People: Christopher Columbus, Cristóbal Colón ().

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All activity. The Hakluyt Society is named after Richard Hakluyt (), collector and editor of narratives of voyages and travels and other documents relating to English interests overseas, his most celebrated work being The Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation.

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Huxley in the Rattlesnake, and J.D. Hooker with Sir James Ross to the Ross Sea in the Antarctic) stimulated interest not only in the discovery of new lands but.