Reprint of 1590 edition, with 28 engravings by de Bry (from John White) of Native American villages, activities, dress, customs, meetings, activities such as hunting and producing food, tombs, idols, dancing and more. A great classic of the history of the New World, this fascinatingly demonstrates the European image of America.
This edition also contains the full Thomas Harriot text, and fanciful images of "the Pictes which in the olde tyme dyd habite one part of the great Bretainne".
'The Dover edition must rank as one of the finest achievements in reprinting to date.' Reprint Bulletin.
The text is decorated with beautiful original printer ornaments, tailpieces and other decorations. Illustrations: