|Statement||tr. from a Dutch manuscript in the Philadelphia library, by Dr. G. Troost.|
|Series||New-York Historical Society / Collections. 2d ser -- v. 1, Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the year -- v. 1.|
|Contributions||Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||280|
User Review - Flag as inappropriate A reprinting of an extraordinarily rare, account of the early Dutch voyages to America. The Billins, whose imprint appears on page , printed this edition for the noted rare-book collector John Lenox. The reprint itself is rare: Lenox commissioned just copies, for presentation to his s: 1. out of 5 stars The Voyages of David De Vries. Reviewed in the United States on Octo Verified Purchase. This is a nice old book. The author clearly loves the story of David DeVries and his adventures in New Netherland, and describes the people and places with whom DeVries came into contact with empathy and clarity.4/5(1). Extracts from the voyages of David Pieterszen de Vries, by David Pieterzs de Vries. Extracts from the New World, or, A description of the West Indies, by Joannes de Laet. Extract from the journal of the voyage of the Half-Moon, Henry Hudson, master, from the Netherlands to the coast of North-America, in the , by Robert : Extracts from de Laet and Aitzema, relating to New Netherland. Extracts from the New world, or, A description of the West Indies. Extracts from the voyages of David Pieterszen de Vries, master of artillery in the service of the United Provinces, etc., A few particulars concerning the directors general or governors, of New Netherlands.
Peter De Vries (Febru – Septem ) was an American editor and novelist known for his satiric wit. He has been described by the philosopher Daniel Dennett as "probably the funniest writer on religion ever". 2 Personal life. Short stories and humorous pieces. 6 External links. De Vries was born in Chicago, Illinois, in Born: Peter De Vries, Febru , . Harper Lee, naming the great American writers, said, Peter De Vries is the Evelyn Waugh of our time". Anthony Burgess called De Vries surely one of the great prose virtuosos of Peter De Vries is responsible for contributing to the cultural vernacular such witticisms as "Nostalgia ain't what it used to be" and "Deep down, he's shallow."/5. Peter De Vries has 35 books on Goodreads with ratings. Peter De Vries’s most popular book is The Blood of the Lamb. The Mackerel Plaza is a treat--a tale of faith and desire and calculation involving a minister to a community living in "hand to mouth luxury." These books are not to be missed. Should definitely appeal to anyone who likes Thomas Berger or I've scoured used bookstores for years to track down Peter De Vries books so it is truly amazing to have /5.
Vries, David Pietersen de (dä`vēt pē`tərsən də vrēs), b. c, Dutch merchant captain and experienced mariner, Vries, in partnership with directors of the Dutch West India Company, founded () a settlement (Swanendael) on Delaware Bay, later destroyed by warring Native Americans. Thurber, fifteen years older than De Vries, was flattered; he became a friend and promoter, and gave some of De Vries’s shorter pieces to Harold Ross, the editor of The New Yorker. By John de Laet, director of the Dutch West India company, and c. Tr. from the original Dutch, by the editor. by Laet, Joannes de, () Extracts from the voyages of David Pieterszen de Vries, master of artillery in the service of the United Provinces, and c., tr. from a Dutch manuscript in the Philadelphia library, by Dr. G. Troost. David Pieterssen De Vries. DE VRIES, David Pieterssen, colonist, lived in 17th century. Several of the directors of the New Amsterdam chamber of the West India company took measures to secure for themselves a share of the privileges, which they offered to enterprising capitalists in the charter of