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Title A Relation of a Voyage to Gviana
Reference Arents 105
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1613
Author(s) Harcourt, Robert
Place of Publication London
Description Details a voyage to Guiana (now Guyana), whereby the author lists and describes the commodities of that place, the peoples, climate and land therein. The author makes frequent reference to tobacco and the ease with which it could be cultivated.
Document Type Printed Book, Journal
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Sub-commodity Wheat, Sugar, Cotton, Silver and Gold, Timber
Theme Exploration and Discovery; Art and Literature; Cultivation; Trade and Commerce; Transportation
Keywords raw materials, cargo, profit, crop, importation, plantation, harvest, climate, colony, flora and fauna
Region South America, Africa
Places Canary Islands; North Atlantic; Peru; Guyana
Additional Information For more information on this title, see: Tobacco: Its History. Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings in the Library of George Arents Jr, Together with an Introductory Essay, Glossary and Bibliographic Notes. Volume One: 1507-1615, p. 501-503.
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