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White, John active 1585-1593

Overview
Works: 229 works in 393 publications in 5 languages and 6,352 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Sources  Art  Catalogues raisonnés  Catalogs  Maps  Manuscripts  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Other, Illustrator, Editor, Cartographer
Classifications: F229, 973.082
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Most widely held works about John White
 
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Most widely held works by John White
The new world : the first pictures of America by Stefan Lorant( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 1965 in English and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the first abortive French and English settlements on the eastern shores of North America. For other editions, see Author Catalog
A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia ; of the commodities and of the nature and manners of the naturall inhabitants. Discouered by the English colony there seated by Sir Richard Greinuile Knight in the yeere 1585. Which remained vnder the gouernement of twelue monethes, at the speciall charge and direction of the Honourable Sir Walter Raleigh Knight lord warden of the stanneries who therein hath beene fauoured and authorised by her Maiestie and her letters patents by Thomas Harriot( )

5 editions published in 1590 in English and Latin and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1590 Pamphlet written by Thomas Hariot (servant to Sir Walter Raleigh) entitled "A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia." Included was information regarding the commodities, and the nature and manners of the "natural inhabitants." There are numerous illustrations, with a separate table of contents, as well as another table of contents regarding the various topics and subjects in the pamphlet. Printed at Franckfort in 1590
A brief account of Ralegh's Roanoke colony of 1585 : being a guide to an exhibition commemorating the three hundred fiftieth anniversary of the planting of the first English colony in what is now the United States of America and particularly describing the endeavours and accomplishments of the above-mentioned Ralegh, Thomas Hariot, John White, Richard Hakluyt, Theodore De Bry & Sir Francis Drake by William L. Clements Library( Book )

5 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 1585, Sir Walter Ralegh "adventured" upon an English colony in America. In the previous year, his advance agents had explored the coast of the present state of North Carolina, to which they gave the general name of "Virginia". Here it was decided to "plant" the first colony of English-speaking people within the confines of what ultimately became the United States. -- Pg. 5
Thomas Hariot's Virginia by Thomas Harriot( Book )

10 editions published between 1590 and 1994 in German and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first account of the first English colony in America was written by one of the colonists
America, 1585 : the complete drawings of John White by John White( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White, the governor of the ill-fated Roanoke, was the official artist on several of Raleigh's voyages
Portraits to the life and manners of the inhabitants, of that province in America, called Virginia: in charge of the honorable gentleman, Sir Walter Raleigh by John White( Book )

2 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White 1585 ms by John White( )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americae pars, nunc Virginia dicta, primum ab Anglis inuenta by John White( )

1 edition published in 1966 in Latin and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new world by Stefan Lorant( Book )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1965 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Thomas Hariot's Virginia
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Left in the wind : the Roanoke journal of Emme MerrimothEuropean visions : American voices
Alternative Names
White, Joannes, active 1585-1593

White, John, fl. 1585-1593.

With, Joannes, active 1585-1593

With, Joannes, époque 1585-1593

Languages
English (118)

Latin (38)

German (5)

French (2)

Japanese (1)