The Resource A journey over land, from the Gulf of Honduras to the great South-Sea, performed by John Cockburn, and five other Englishmen ... who were taken by a Spanish guarda-costa, in the John and Jane, Edward Burt master, and set on shoar at a place called Porto-Cavalo, naked and wounded, as mentioned in several news-papers of October, 1731 ... ; to which is added, a curious piece, written in the reign of King James I, and never before printed, intitled, A brief discoverye of some things best worth noteinge in the travells of Nicholas Withington, a factor in the East-Indiase

A journey over land, from the Gulf of Honduras to the great South-Sea, performed by John Cockburn, and five other Englishmen ... who were taken by a Spanish guarda-costa, in the John and Jane, Edward Burt master, and set on shoar at a place called Porto-Cavalo, naked and wounded, as mentioned in several news-papers of October, 1731 ... ; to which is added, a curious piece, written in the reign of King James I, and never before printed, intitled, A brief discoverye of some things best worth noteinge in the travells of Nicholas Withington, a factor in the East-Indiase

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A journey over land, from the Gulf of Honduras to the great South-Sea
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A journey over land, from the Gulf of Honduras to the great South-Sea
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performed by John Cockburn, and five other Englishmen ... who were taken by a Spanish guarda-costa, in the John and Jane, Edward Burt master, and set on shoar at a place called Porto-Cavalo, naked and wounded, as mentioned in several news-papers of October, 1731 ... ; to which is added, a curious piece, written in the reign of King James I, and never before printed, intitled, A brief discoverye of some things best worth noteinge in the travells of Nicholas Withington, a factor in the East-Indiase
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Distresses and adventures of John Cockburn, &c
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Language
eng
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extracted picklist
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Cockburn, John
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1431
LC item number
.C66
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Withington, Nicholas
  • Hoskins, George H.
  • Bayer, Frederick M.
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  • Cockburn, John
  • Withington, Nicholas.
  • Indians of Central America
  • Central America
  • East Indies
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A journey over land, from the Gulf of Honduras to the great South-Sea, performed by John Cockburn, and five other Englishmen ... who were taken by a Spanish guarda-costa, in the John and Jane, Edward Burt master, and set on shoar at a place called Porto-Cavalo, naked and wounded, as mentioned in several news-papers of October, 1731 ... ; to which is added, a curious piece, written in the reign of King James I, and never before printed, intitled, A brief discoverye of some things best worth noteinge in the travells of Nicholas Withington, a factor in the East-Indiase
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  • Separate t.p. for A briefe discoverye of some things best worth noteinge in the travells of Nicholas Withington. London, Printed in the year 1734
  • Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials
  • Publisher's advertisements: p. [3] of third pagination sequence
  • Singatures: AB-Z
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 349, [3] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies.
  • SCNHRB c.1 (39088002582112) bound in modern orange cloth with paper spine label.
  • SCNHRB c.2 39088011699949 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Gift of Dr. Frederick M. Bayer. Armorial bookplate of ink ms. notation 'Lieut. Gibson no. 172'; armorial bookplate of George H. Hoskins and inscribed on front paste-down: G.H. Hoskins 29.3.09. Bookseller's label: Angus and Robertson ... Sydney. With occasional pencilled ms. annotations.
  • SCNHRB c.2 bound in calf with double gilt fillets.
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A journey over land, from the Gulf of Honduras to the great South-Sea, performed by John Cockburn, and five other Englishmen ... who were taken by a Spanish guarda-costa, in the John and Jane, Edward Burt master, and set on shoar at a place called Porto-Cavalo, naked and wounded, as mentioned in several news-papers of October, 1731 ... ; to which is added, a curious piece, written in the reign of King James I, and never before printed, intitled, A brief discoverye of some things best worth noteinge in the travells of Nicholas Withington, a factor in the East-Indiase
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Publication
Note
  • Separate t.p. for A briefe discoverye of some things best worth noteinge in the travells of Nicholas Withington. London, Printed in the year 1734
  • Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials
  • Publisher's advertisements: p. [3] of third pagination sequence
  • Singatures: AB-Z
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 349, [3] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has two copies.
  • SCNHRB c.1 (39088002582112) bound in modern orange cloth with paper spine label.
  • SCNHRB c.2 39088011699949 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Gift of Dr. Frederick M. Bayer. Armorial bookplate of ink ms. notation 'Lieut. Gibson no. 172'; armorial bookplate of George H. Hoskins and inscribed on front paste-down: G.H. Hoskins 29.3.09. Bookseller's label: Angus and Robertson ... Sydney. With occasional pencilled ms. annotations.
  • SCNHRB c.2 bound in calf with double gilt fillets.
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote

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