Mainly during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Volume 1 - Bodenham's Voyage to Scio 1551 - Tomson's Voyage to the West Indies and Mexico 1556 to 1558 and much more.
Volume 2 - Hugghen's Voyage to Goa 1583 to 1592 - Strange and Wonderful Things Happen to Richard Hasleton 1582 to 1592 - Wright's Voyage to the Azores 1589 and much more.
Originally published 1903. This is Volume I of II.
About the Author
Arber was born in London. From 1854 be 1878 he worked as a clerk in the Admiralty, and began evening classes at King's College London in 1858. From 1878 to 1881 he lectured in English, under Prof. H. Morley, at University College London; and from 1881 to 1894 he was professor of English at Mason College, Birmingham. From 1894 he lived in London as emeritus professor, being also a fellow of King's College London. In 1905 he received the honorary degree of D. Litt. from the University of Oxford. He married in 1869, and had two sons, one of whom, E. A. N. Arber, became demonstrator in paleobotany at the University of Cambridge.