voyages of Cadamosto

and other documents on Western Africa in the second half of the fifteenth century
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Printed for the Hakluyt Society , London
Statementtranslated and edited by G.R. Crone.
SeriesWorks issued by the Hakluyt Society -- no.80
ContributionsCa da Mosto, Alvise., Crone, G. R.
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Cadamosto’s account relates of the voyages of Cadamosto and Pero de Sinatra. Cadamosto claims to have discovered the Cape Verde Islands and gets as far along the coast of West Africa as Rio Grande, (in modern day ‘Guinea-Bissau’).5/5(1).

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Translation and edition. The additional documents, in translation, comprise a letter by Antoine Malfante,an account of the voyages of Diogo Gomes, c.

and extracts from João de Barros, Decadas de Asia. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in Cited by: The additional documents, voyages of Cadamosto book translation, comprise a letter by Antoine Malfante,an account of the voyages of Diogo Gomes, c.

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and extracts from João de Barros, Decadas de Asia. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on Western Africa in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century.

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R Crone Published in in London by Hakluyt society. Alvise Cadamosto (or Ca Da Mosto), (), a Venetian explorer, navigator and writer, celebrated for his voyages in the Portuguese service to West he sailed from Venice for Flanders, and, being detained by contrary winds off Cape St Vincent, was enlisted by Prince Henry the Navigator among his explorers, and given command of an expedition which sailed (22nd of March The narrative of Alvise Cadamosto, the scholarly young Venetian voyages of Cadamosto book in made two voyages down the West African coast for Prince Henry of Portugal, is for the first time fully published in English by Mr.

Crone in this new volume of the Hakluyt Society's publications (Quaritch, 25s.). Cadamosto sailed up the Gambia, and his claim to have dis- covered the Cape Verde islands is stoutly defended. Crone: Voyages of Cadamosto It is clear that both Friederici and Oncken regard this work as an effective answer to charges that the Germans are unfit, because of peculiar cruelty, to possess and administer colonies.

The voyages of Cadamosto and other documents on Western Africa in the second half of the fifteenth century: (): Reproduced. Issue 80 of Works issued by The Hakluyt Society. Cadamosto's narrative, which was first published ingave valuable information about the caravan routes of the interior, from Mali via Ouadane to Morocco, from Mali via Timbuktu to Gao eastward, and from Timbuktu via Taghaza to Morocco and Tunis, and also described the trade, especially in gold and salt.

Crone () commented that Cadamosto's "is the first original account to have survived of. Buy The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on Western Africa in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century (Hakluyt Society, Second Series) 1 by G.R.

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Translation and edition. The additional documents, in translation, comprise a letter by Antoine Malfante,an account of the voyages of Diogo Gomes, c.

and extracts from João de Barros, Decadas de Asia. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in The Voyages of Cadamosto and other documents on Western Africa in the second half of the fifteenth century / translated and edited by G.R.

Crone Crone, G. (Gerald Roe) [ Book: ]. G.R. Crone is the author of Maps and Their Makers ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on /5.

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Written in EnglishPages:   Voyages of Cadamosto (Hakluyt Society Works Ser II: Vol 80) by Gerald Roe Crone; 1 edition; First published in Alvise Cadamosto or Alvide da Ca' da Mosto (Portuguese pronunciation: [aɫˈviz(ɨ) kɐðaˈmoʃtu], also known in Portuguese as Luís Cadamosto; c.

– J ) was an Italian slave trader and explorer, [1] who was hired by the Portuguese prince Henry the Navigator and undertook two known journeys to West Africa in andaccompanied by the Genoese captain Antoniotto Usodimare.

CADAMOSTO (or Ca Da Mosto), ALVISE (–), a Venetian explorer, navigator and writer, celebrated for his voyages in the Portuguese service to West Africa. In he sailed from Venice for Flanders, and, being detained by contrary winds off Cape St Vincent, was enlisted by Prince Henry the Navigator among his explorers.

OCLC Number: Description: xlv, pages: folded frontispiece, 2 folded maps ; 23 cm. Contents: PrefaceIntroductionNotes on the textsThe voyages of Alvise Cadamosto and Pero de SintraThe letter of Antoine Malfante from Tuat, The voyages of Diogo GomesExtracts from the Decadas da India of João de BarrosAppendix: Notes on the natural history of Cadamosto's.

Alternative translation in G.R. Crone, ed. () The Voyages of Cadamosto and other documents on Western Africa in the second half of the fifteenth century. First hand, reliable, account of several voyages to Senegal and Gambia in s by Venetian merchant Alvise Cadamosto in.

The voyages of Cadamosto and other documents on Western Africa in the second half of the fifteenth century, G R Crone Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 2nd ser., no. The Voyages of Cadamosto and Other Documents on Western Africa in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century. Hakluyt Society.

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in ) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from toconsists of books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to.

The additional documents, in translation, comprise a letter by Antoine Malfante,an account of the voyages of Diogo Gomes, c. and extracts from João de Barros, Decadas de Asia. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in With "Voyage" written inhe has written a sailing saga worthy of Melville and Mailer.

The book traces the maiden voyage of " Neptune's Car" from her christening in Maine through her almost year long sail around the Horn, ending in San Francisco in There are scores of characters each with a rich backstory throughout its pages/5.

Alvise da Cadamosto (ca. ) was an Italian trader and traveler from Venice who discovered the Cape Verde Islands and described the Canary Islands and the Senegal-Gambia-Geba area. Alvise da Cadamosto sailed aboard Venetian galleys to North Africa, Crete, Alexandria, and Flanders between and On returning to Venice in he found his.

The Voyages Of Cadamosto Edited By G. Crone. The narrative of Alvise Cadamosto, the scholarly young Venetian who in made two voyages down the West African coast for Prince Henry of Portugal, is for the first time. Over the centuries, the spelling of Timbuktu has varied a great deal: from Tenbuch on the Catalan Atlas (), to traveller Antonio Malfante's Thambet, used in a letter he wrote in and also adopted by Alvise Cadamosto in his Voyages of Cadamosto, to Heinrich Barth's Timbúktu and Timbu' spelling often appears in international reference as "Tombouctou".Cercle: Timbuktu Cercle.Chapter VII- Second Voyage of Cadamosto -- Diogo Gomes and Antonio Da Noli -- Dis- Covery of the Cape Verde Islands Chapter VIII- Life at Ceuta--The Conquest of Alcacer- .THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM, Sive ATLAS NOVUS; in quo TABULAE et Descriptiones omnium Regionum, Editae a Guiljel: et Joanne Blaeu by Blaeu, Willem & Joannes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at