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Quinn, David B.

Overview
Works: 229 works in 882 publications in 2 languages and 19,724 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Naval history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: E101, 973.1
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Most widely held works by David B Quinn
The discovery of North America by William Patterson Cumming( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and German and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovery and exploration of the North American continent, from earliest references to the first permanent settlements (c.1634) as described by the explorers and delineated by contemporary Europeans. Includes the search for the Northwest Passage (1509-1632)
North America from earliest discovery to first settlements : the Norse voyages to 1612 by David B Quinn( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the activities of the Europeans who discovered, explored, and attempted to settle North America
Set fair for Roanoke : voyages and colonies, 1584-1606 by David B Quinn( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raleigh and the British Empire by David B Quinn( Book )

37 editions published between 1947 and 1970 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roanoke voyages, 1584-1590; documents to illustrate the English voyages to North America under the patent granted to Walter Raleigh in 1584 by David B Quinn( Book )

66 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texts from Hakluyt's Principall Navigations (1589), together with the items added by him in 1600 and much additional material, a few documents in summary form. This volume takes the narrative to January 1586/7 and includes a descriptive list of John White's drawings of the first colony; the narrative is continued to 1590 and later in the following volume (Second Series 105), with which the main pagination is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1955
North American discovery, circa 1000-1612 by David B Quinn( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New American world : a documentary history of North America to 1612( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A buccaneer's atlas : Basil Ringrose's South Sea waggoner : a sea atlas and sailing directions of the Pacific coast of the Americas, 1682 by Basil Ringrose( )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1680, a band of English buccaneers marched across the Isthmus of Darien from the Atlantic to the Pacific and, off Panama, captured several Spanish vessels, one of which they made their flagship. From this vessel they terrorized Spanish possessions on the west coast of the Americas. On July 29, 1681, they captured another Spanish ship, from which they obtained a derrotero, or book of charts and sailing directions. Their depredations over, the pirates sailed eastward around Cape Horn to the Caribbean, where they distributed their booty. When they arrived in England, the Spanish ambassador demanded that the buccaneers be brought to trial. The derrotero was ordered to be brought to King Charles II, who apparently appreciated its great intelligence value. The buccaneers were acquitted; as a result the English ambassador to Spain was expelled from Madrid." "The derrotero was subsequently translated, and one of the buccaneers, Basil Ringrose, added a text to the compilation and information to the Spanish charts. The resulting atlas, consisting of 106 pages of charts and 106 pages of text, is published in full for the first time in this volume. Covering the area from California to Tierra del Fuego, the Galapagos, and Juan Fernandez, Basil Ringrose's south sea waggoner is a rich source of geographical information, with observations on navigational, physical, biological, and cultural features as well as on ethnography, customs, and folklore." "After almost exactly three hundred years, this secret atlas is now made available to libraries and individuals. The editors have provided an extensive introduction on historical, geographical, and navigational aspects of the atlas, as well as annotations to the charts and text, and they have plotted the coverage of the charts on modern map bases."--Jacket
The Elizabethans and the Irish by David B Quinn( Book )

15 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England's Sea Empire, 1550-1642 by David B Quinn( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Westward enterprise : English activities in Ireland, the Atlantic, and America, 1480-1650( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this volume, an international group of scholars from Britain, Ireland, and North America take up many of the questions surrounding the history of European expansion. What were the motives of the English, how did these change, and what insight is given on developments in English society? How did the ventures of the English compare with those of other European nations? What were the shifts in fundamental knowledge of the world, and the new concepts of civilization spread by the invention of printing, which lay behind the movements of ships, armies, and settlers? What were the roles and reactions of those who felt the weight of English expansionism, the natives of Ireland and America? Over a period of forty years, D. B. Quinn, formerly Andrew Geddes and John Rankin Professor of Modern History at the University of Liverpool, has pioneered research into these far-reaching questions in a range of books, articles, and lectures, which together have made a special contribution to the study of European expansion and the rise of the modern world. This volume is published in tribute to Professor Quinn. It provides in one source a survey of the historical research and advances in knowledge concerning the English westward enterprise, and the earliest history of America, which have been made during the last half-century"--Jacket, p. [2]
The Hakluyt handbook by David B Quinn( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference guide to the works of the Reverend Richard Hakluyt and a critical evaluation of his achievements
The English New England voyages, 1602-1608 by Alison M Quinn( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FIG. 6. BUZZARD'S BAY: CONCORD'S COURSECHAPTER II: JOHN BRERETON, A BRIEFE AND TRVE RELATION OF THE DISCOVERIE OF THE NORTH PART OF VIRGINIA. 1602; FIG. 7. JOHN BRERETON. A BRIEFE AND TRUE RELATION. 1602.; CHAPTER III: CONTEMPORARY CORRESPONDENCE ON THE 1602 VOYAGE; CHAPTER IV: MARTIN PRING'S VOYAGE TO 'NORTH VIRGINIA' IN 1603; FIG. 8. CAPE COD, 1776. PRING'S CAPE COD. 1603?; CHAPTER V: PRELUDES TO THE WAYMOUTH VOYAGE OF 1605; FIG. 9. 1604. PLAN FOR COLONIAL TOWN IN NORTH AMERICA GEORGE WAYMOUTH; FIG. 10. 1604. PLAN FOR COLONIAL TOWN IN NORTH AMERICA
Virginia voyages from Hakluyt by Richard Hakluyt( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last voyage of Thomas Cavendish, 1591-1592 : the autograph manuscript of his own account of the voyage, written shortly before his death : from the collection of Paul Mellon by Thomas Cavendish( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principall navigations, voiages, and discoveries of the English nation. Imprinted at London, 1589 by Richard Hakluyt( Book )

16 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Maryland in a wider world( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hakluyt handbook( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages and colonising enterprises of Sir Humphrey Gilbert : With an introd. and notes by David B Quinn( Book )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documents, chiefly from English sources, including a few relating to Ireland, edited with introduction and notes. The main pagination of this and the following volume (Second Series 84) is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1940
 
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Set fair for Roanoke : voyages and colonies, 1584-1606
Alternative Names
Beers Quinn, David 1909-2002

David Beers Quinn British historian

David Beers Quinn Brits historicus (1909-2002)

Quinn, D. B.

Quinn, D. B. 1909-2002

Quinn, D.B. (David Beers)

Quinn, David B.

Quinn, David B. 1909-

Quinn, David Beers

Quinn, David Beers 1909-2002

Languages
English (338)

German (8)

Covers
The Roanoke voyages, 1584-1590; documents to illustrate the English voyages to North America under the patent granted to Walter Raleigh in 1584New American world : a documentary history of North America to 1612A buccaneer's atlas : Basil Ringrose's South Sea waggoner : a sea atlas and sailing directions of the Pacific coast of the Americas, 1682The last voyage of Thomas Cavendish, 1591-1592 : the autograph manuscript of his own account of the voyage, written shortly before his death : from the collection of Paul Mellon