The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation: Made by Sea Or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at Any Time Within the Compasse of These 1600 Yeeres, Issue 10
James MacLehose and Sons, 1904
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Anthony · Wood says of him : * This Robert Dudley was a compleat gentleman in all suitable employments , an exact seaman , a good navigator , an excellent architect , mathematician , physician , chymist , and what not .
... the woods , that it booted them not follow : so going on their way forward till they came to a river , which they could not passe over , they espied on the otherside two men , who with their bowes and arrowes shot terribly at them .
In this Island of Sambula we found The Canoas about 50 boates called Almadyes , or Canoas , which are of Africa . made of one peece of wood , digged out like a trough but of a good proportion , being about 8 yards long , and one in ...
they fortune to be met in the plaine where one horseman may over - runne 100. of them , they have a devise of late practised by them to pitch stakes of wood in the ground , and also small iron pikes to mischiefe their horses , wherein ...
... but they are devoured by wilde dogs , whose number is such by suffering them Great numbers of first to range the woods and mountaines , that they eate and destroy 60000. a yeere , and yet small lacke found of them .
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Incredibly dry..... I'm surprised that this is not only on the list of the 100 greatest adventure books of all time but also that it is ranked higher than Arlene Blum's "Anapurna" and William Bligh's ... Read full review