A new survey of the West-India's


A new survey of the West-India's
This is the only extensive work on South America by an Englishman of the period. Ellen Cotes (fl. 1653-70?) was the widow of Richard Cotes (fl. 1635-52). John Sweeting (fl. 1639-61) was a bachelor bookseller who sold mostly poetry and popular literature.
Call Number (click link to view in library catalog)
Q. 917.2 G121E1655
Gage, Thomas
Full Title
A new survey of the West-India's: or, The English American his travail by sea and land; containing a journal of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main land of America. Wherein is set forth his voyage from Spain to St. John de Ulhua; and from thence to Xalappa, to Tlaxcalla, the City of Angels, and forward to Mexico ... Likewise, his journey from Mexico, through the provinces of Guaxaca, Chiapa, Guatemala, Vera Paz, Truxillo, Comayagua; with his abode twelve years about Guatemala ... As also his strange and wonderfull conversion and calling from those remote parts, to his native countrey. With his return through the province of Nicaragua, and Costa Rica to Nicoya, Panama, Portobelo, Cartagena, and Havana ... Also, a new and exact discovery of the Spanish navigation to those parts: and of their dominions, government, religion, forts ... behaviour of Spaniards, priests and friers ... Indians; and of their feasts and solemnities. With a grammar, or some few rudiments of the Indian tongue, called Poconchi, or Pocoman. The 2d ed. enlarged by the author, and beautified with maps. By the true and painful endevours of Thomas Gage.
Printed by E Cotes, and sold by J Sweeting
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Bibliographic Citation
Gage, Thomas. A new survey of the West India's. Second edition. London: By E. Cotes, and sold by John Sweeting, 1655.

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