Richard Henry Major (1818-1891)

Country :Grande-Bretagne
Language :anglais
Gender :masculin
Birth :Londres, 03-10-1818
Death :Londres, 25-06-1891
Note :
Géographe
ISNI :ISNI 0000 0001 0909 1568

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Éditeur scientifique7 documents

  • Ouvrage sur la géographie, l'histoire et les coutumes de Russie, publié à Vienne en 1549

    Rerum Moscoviticarum commentarii : Richard Henry Major (1818-1891) as éditeur scientifique

  • India in the fifteenth century

    being a collection of narratives of voyages to India in the century preceding the portuguese discovery of the cape of Good Hope from Latin, Persian, Russian, and Italian sources

    [Fac-sim. ed.]
    Material description : Pagination multiple
    Note : Note : Contient un choix de textes de divers auteurs. - Notes bibliogr. Index
    Edition : New Dehli ; Madras : Asian educational services , 1992

    disponible en Haut de Jardin

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb374651253]
  • The Canarian, or, Book of the conquest and conversion of the Canarians in the year 1402, by Messire Jean de Bethencourt, Kt...

    [Fac-sim. ed.]
    Material description : 1 vol. (LV-229 p.)
    Note : Note : Translation of Histoire de la premiere descouverte et conqueste des Canaries which was based upon the Bergeron ed. of 1630
    Includes index
    Edition : Farnham : Ahsgate , 2010
    Auteur du texte : Pierre Bontier, Jean Le Verrier

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb42369210j]
  • Early voyages to Terra Australis, now called Australia

    Material description : In-8°
    Note : Note : Works issued by the Hakluyt society
    Edition : London , 1859

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30864239j]
  • The historie of travaile into Virginia Britannia

    expressing the cosmographie and comodities of the country, togither with the manners and customes of the people

    [Reproduction en fac-similé]
    Material description : 1 vol. (viii-xxxvi-203 p.)
    Note : Note : Contient "A dictionarie of the Indian language" p. [181]-196
    Reproduction en fac-similé de la carte de Virginia du capitaine John Smith
    Notes bibliogr. Index
    Edition : Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne [etc.] : Cambridge University press , impr. 2010
    Auteur du texte : William Strachey (1572?-1612)

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb43573428d]

Auteur du texte6 documents

  • O Descobrimento da Australia pelos Portuguezes em 1601, communicado á Sociedade dos antiquarios de Londres pelo Sr. Richard Henry Major,... Traduzido... pelo socio effectivo D. José de Lacerda

    Material description : In-4° , 23 p., carte
    Note : Note : Memorias da Academia real das sciencias de Lisboa. Classe de sciencias moraes, politicas e bellas-lettras. Nova serie. Tomo III. Parte 1, 5
    Edition : (Lisboa,) : Typ. da Academia , 1863

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30864233g]
  • The Discoveries of prince Henry the Navigator, and their results, being the narrative of the discovery by sea, within one century, of more than half the world, by Richard Henry Major,...

    Material description : In-8° , XII-327 p., pl., portrait et carte
    Edition : London : S. Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington , 1877

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30864234t]
  • India in the fifteenth century

    being a collection of narratives of voyages to India in the century preceding the Portuguese discovery of the Cape of Good Hope from Latin, Persian, Russian, and Italian sources

    Material description : Pagination multiple
    Note : Note : Index
    Edition : New Delhi ; Madras : Asian educational services , 1992

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb371911702]
  • The Life of prince Henry of Portugal, surnamed the Navigator, and its results... from authentic cotemporary ["sic"] documents, by Richard Henry Major,...

    Material description : In-8° , LII-487 p., pl., portrait, cartes
    Edition : London : A. Asher , 1868

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb308642355]
  • Select letters of Christopher Columbus, with other original documents relating to his four voyages to the New World, translated and edited by R. H. Major,...

    Material description : In-8° , XC-240 p.
    Note : Note : Parmi les morceaux réunis dans ce volume se trouve la réimpression de la traduction en vers italiens de la première relation de Colomb, par Julien Dati. - The Hakluyt Society
    Edition : London : printed for the Hakluyt society , 1847
    Autre auteur du texte : Christophe Colomb (1450?-1506)

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30864236h]

Traducteur3 documents

Préfacier1 document

  • History of the two Tartar conquerors of China

    Material description : XV-VI-153 p.
    Note : Note : Traduction des deux lettres précédentes du P. Verbiest
    Edition : London : the Hakluyt Society , 1854
    Auteur du texte : Pierre-Joseph d' Orléans (1641-1698)

    [catalogue][https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb31040239x]

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  • The Canarian or Book of the conquest and conversion of the Canarians in the year 1402, by Messire Jean de Bethencourt,... / composed by Pierre Bontier and Jean Le Verrier ; translated and edited by Richard Henry Major, 1872
    India in the fifteenth century / ed., with an introduction, R. H. Major, 1992 [reprod. de l'éd. de 1858]
  • DNB
    BL Gen. cat. (CD) to 1975
    LCNA (CD), 1994-12

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