A paradox Prooving that the inhabitants of the isle called Madagascar, or St. Laurence, (in temporall things) are the happiest people in the world. Whereunto is prefixed, a briefe and true description of that island: the nature of the climate, and condition of the inhabitants, and their speciall affection to the English above other nations. With most probable arguments of a hopefull and fit plantation of a colony there, in respect of the fruitfulnesse of the soyle, the benignity of the ayre, and the relieving of our English ships, both to and from the East-Indies. By Wa: Hamond.

Title

A paradox Prooving that the inhabitants of the isle called Madagascar, or St. Laurence, (in temporall things) are the happiest people in the world. Whereunto is prefixed, a briefe and true description of that island: the nature of the climate, and condition of the inhabitants, and their speciall affection to the English above other nations. With most probable arguments of a hopefull and fit plantation of a colony there, in respect of the fruitfulnesse of the soyle, the benignity of the ayre, and the relieving of our English ships, both to and from the East-Indies. By Wa: Hamond.

Author

Hamond, Walter, fl. 1643.

Date

1640

Place of Publication

London

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"Raworth pr[inted]. A-B, Alsop & Fawcet D-E, Parsons F"--STC. "A paradoxe. Prouing that the inhabitants of the island called Madagascar, or St. Lawrence, (in temporall things) are the happiest people in the world" has separate divisional title on D1r. Signatures: A-B⁴ D-F⁴ (-A1). Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

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  • OTA: A02605
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A02605
  • DLPS: A02605
  • STC: STC 12735
  • STC: ESTC S103773
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99839518
  • PROQUEST: 99839518
  • VID: 3946