Voyages and Discoveries (Penguin Classics)

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Voyages and Discoveries Describes an astonishing era in which the English grew rapidly aware of the sheer size and strangeness of their world. It features the journeys of renowned adventurers with descriptions by other explorers and traders to reveal a nation beginning to dominate the seas, and is intended to assist navigation and trade. Full description

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