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The mariners mirrour : wherin may playnly be seen the courses, heights, distances, depths, soundings, flouds and ebs, risings of lands, rocks, sands and shoalds, with the marks for th'entrings of the harbouroughs, havens and ports of the greatest part of Europe: their seueral traficks and commodities: together wth. the rules and instrume[n]ts of navigation. First made & set fourth in diuers exact sea-charts, by that famous nauigator Luke Wagenar of Enchuisen and now fitted with necessarie additions for the use of Englishmen by Anthony Ashley. Heerin also may be understood the exploits lately atchiued by the right Honorable the L. Admiral of Engla[n]d with her Maties. nauie and some former seruices don by that worthy knight Sr. Fra: Drake.

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SAFE/MRB/F80

Record identifier

74VK7mXaV0qA

The mariners mirrour : wherin may playnly be seen the courses, heights, distances, depths, soundings, flouds and ebs, risings of lands, rocks, sands and shoalds, with the marks for th'entrings of the harbouroughs, havens and ports of the greatest part of Europe: their seueral traficks and commodities: together wth. the rules and instrume[n]ts of navigation. First made & set fourth in diuers exact sea-charts, by that famous nauigator Luke Wagenar of Enchuisen and now fitted with necessarie additions for the use of Englishmen by Anthony Ashley. Heerin also may be understood the exploits lately atchiued by the right Honorable the L. Admiral of Engla[n]d with her Maties. nauie and some former seruices don by that worthy knight Sr. Fra: Drake.

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The mariners mirrour : wherin may playnly be seen the courses, heights, distances, depths, soundings, flouds and ebs, risings of lands, rocks, sands and shoalds, with the marks for th'entrings of the harbouroughs, havens and ports of the greatest part of Europe: their seueral traficks and commodities: together wth. the rules and instrume[n]ts of navigation. First made & set fourth in diuers exact sea-charts, by that famous nauigator Luke Wagenar of Enchuisen and now fitted with necessarie additions for the use of Englishmen by Anthony Ashley. Heerin also may be understood the exploits lately atchiued by the right Honorable the L. Admiral of Engla[n]d with her Maties. nauie and some former seruices don by that worthy knight Sr. Fra: Drake.

Full title

The mariners mirrour : wherin may playnly be seen the courses, heights, distances, depths, soundings, flouds and ebs, risings of lands, rocks, sands and shoalds, with the marks for th'entrings of the harbouroughs, havens and ports of the greatest part of Europe: their seueral traficks and commodities: together wth. the rules and instrume[n]ts of navigation. First made & set fourth in diuers exact sea-charts, by that famous nauigator Luke Wagenar of Enchuisen and now fitted with necessarie additions for the use of Englishmen by Anthony Ashley. Heerin also may be understood the exploits lately atchiued by the right Honorable the L. Admiral of Engla[n]d with her Maties. nauie and some former seruices don by that worthy knight Sr. Fra: Drake.

Publisher

[London] : printed by John Charlewood, [1588]

Uniform title

Spieghel der zeevaerdt. English

Alternative title

Mariner's mirror

Call Numbers

SAFE/MRB/F80

Record Identifier

74VK7mXaV0qA

Language

English

Dutch

(Language of original)

Formats

Physical Description

Cartographic data

Scales differ (W 47°18'--E 35°24'/N 71°18'--N 35°43')

Contents

1 atlas ([117] leaves in various pagings ([45] maps in various numberings)) : illustrations, maps ; 44 cm. (1) Generall carde, & discription of the sea coastes of Europa and nauigation in this booke conteyned. Jodocus Hondius sc. (2) Description of the tvvoo famous riuers streames or channells the f...

Content type

cartographic image

still image

text

Media type

unmediated

Carrier type

volume

Other Descriptions

Binding Information

Late sixteenth century tool leather binding featuring dentelle decoration with gilted pattern on front and back covers; decorated initials, armorial coat of arms (Sir Christopher Hatton)

Publication information

Publisher

[London] : printed by John Charlewood, [1588]

Edition

[English edition]

Access and use

Access

Rare Books copy: To be issued in Special Collections.

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

English language copy, translated by Sir Anthony Ashley, of Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer's 'Spieghel der zeevaerdt'. The original atlas is considered to be the first printed collection of charts intended for pilotage along the Western and North West European coasts. In this state, the atlas includes pilot and sea charts with soundings, bearings and ill...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

The mariners mirrour : wherin may playnly be seen the courses, heights, distances, depths, soundings, flouds and ebs, risings of lands, rocks, sands and shoalds, with the marks for th'entrings of the harbouroughs, havens and ports of the greatest part of Europe: their seueral traficks and commodities: together wth. the rules and instrume[n]ts of na...

NOTES

General note

"Theodore de bry fecit" --Foot of title page.

First English edition published in 1588 dedicated to Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor.

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Citation / References Note

Phillips, 3981

STC (2nd ed.), 24931

Language note

Translated from Dutch to English by Anthony Ashley; includes Latin text.

Time Period

d1588

Date Published

[1588]

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

SAFE/MRB/F80

Record Identifier

74VK7mXaV0qA

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OTHER IDENTIFIERS

MMS ID

991022738339702626

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