An Historical Relation of the First Discovery of the Isle of Madera. (Paperback)

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Title: An historical relation of the first discovery of the isle of Madera.

Author: Francisco Alcoforado

Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana


Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.

Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.

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The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification:

SourceLibrary: Huntington Library

DocumentID: SABCP03766600

CollectionID: CTRG01-B3348

PublicationDate: 16750101

SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America

Notes: This work in the form represented by the translation is by some attributed to Francisco Manuel de Mello, the owner of Alcoforado's manuscript. The first English edition of the legendary discovery of Madeira by Lionel Machin and Anna d'Arfet in the fourteenth century, which according to the legend led the Portuguese to discover the island in 1420.

Collation: 37 p.; 20 cm

Product Details
ISBN: 9781275827271
ISBN-10: 1275827276
Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana
Publication Date: February 22nd, 2012
Pages: 40
Language: English