John Hvighen van Linschoten, his discours of voyages into ye Easte & West Indies: devided into foure bookes

This is a travel account of the voyage made by John Hvighen van Linschoten to the Portuguese East Indies in 1596. The book consists of four parts or “treatises” : the first part describes the voyage by sea in the Indies together with the encounters that the crew had. The second part depicts the journey to Guinea, Manicongo, Angola and Monomotapa. The third part describes the East Indies and the final portion summarizes the commercial aspects of the journey that includes the rents, taxes and tolls.

 

Title
John Hvighen van Linschoten, his discours of voyages into ye Easte & West Indies: devided into foure bookes
Creator
Linschoten, John Huygen van, 1563-1611
Subject
Geography>>Geographical Areas and Countries
Voyages and travels--Early works to 1800
Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611--Journeys
East Indies--Description and travel
West Indies--Description and travel
Sports, recreation and travel>>Travel>>Asia
Geographical areas and countries
Publisher
Printed by John Wolfe, [1598]
Contributor
Phillip, William
Digital Description
application/pdf, 127346 KB, 586 p. : ill., maps
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2008.

 

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