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Title:
Sailing directions of Henry Hudson, prepared for his use in 1608, from the old Danish of Ivar Bardsen : with an introduction and notes; also a dissertation on the discovery of Hudson River
Author:
DeCosta, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1831-1904.
Publication Information:
Albany : J. Munsell, 1869.
Physical Description:
vi, [9]-102 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Two English versions of Bardsen's account of Greenland are included (p. [61]-96) The first, reprinted from Purchas his Pilgrimes, v. 3, has title: "A treatise of Iver Boty a Gronlander, translated out of the Norsh language into High Dutch, in the yeere 1560. And after out of High Dutch into Low Dutch, by William Barentson ... And this was translated out of Low Dutch by Master William Stere, marchent, in the yeere 1608, for the use of me Henrie Hudson" ... The second is a translation of the version given in Rafn's Antiquitates americanæ.
Language:
English
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Format :
Book