|Title:||The hairy-giants, or, A description of two islands in the South Sea called by the name of Benganga and Coma discovered by Henry Schooten of Harlem in a voyage began January 1669, and finished October 1671 : also a perfect account of the religion, government, and commodities of those islands, written in Dutch by Henry Schooten ; and now Englished by P.M., Gent.|
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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The hairy-giants, or, A description of two islands in the South Sea called by the name of Benganga and Coma discovered by Henry Schooten of Harlem in a voyage began January 1669, and finished October 1671 : also a perfect account of the religion, government, and commodities of those islands, written in Dutch by Henry Schooten ; and now Englished by P.M., Gent.
Schooten, Henry., P. M.,
London: Printed by A. Maxwell for John Watson, and are to be sold by James Collins ..., 1671.
Apparently entirely fictitious; the islands of the hairy giants are described as located off the coast of southern Chile.
Found on reel 1557:13, the Harvard University Library copy contains the frontispiece map missing on 291:9, and also has an intact imprint.
Imperfect: imprint cropped, and frontispiece map lacking in British Library copy.
Reproduction of originals in British Library and Harvard University Library.
Indians of South America -- Chile -- Fiction.
Magallanes (Chile : Province) -- Description and travel -- Fiction.
TO THE READER
A Description OF THE ISLANDS OF BENGANGA and COMA.
SECT. I. A Voyage from Amsterdam into the Southern Sea.
SECT. II. The Adventures of Vasques de Pagna, from the year 1646, to November 1670; as it was related by himself to Henry Schooten.
SECT. III. A Continuation of the Relation, with the manner of the Portuguese treat∣ing us.
SECT. IV. Of the Government, Religion, and Customs of the Inhabitants: With the nature of the Soil, and the several Commodi∣ties of the Island Benganga.
SECT. V. A Discourse of the Government of Terra de Pagna, the particular Jurisdiction of the Portuguese Vasques de Pagna.
SECT. VI. A Continuation of the Relation.
An APPENDIX. The Qualifications of such as under∣take a Voyage for Discovery: With several Precepts to be observed by them.
SECT. I. Of their Qualifications.
SECT. II. Precepts to be observed by such as under∣take these Adeventures.