ANDERSON, Dr. Charles L. G.
Old Panama and Castilla del Oro. A narrative history of the discovery, conquest, and settlement by the Spaniards of Panama, Darien, Veragua, Santo Domingo, Santa Marta, Cartagena, Nicaragua, and Peru, including the four voyages of Columbus to America, the discovery of the Pacific Ocean by Vasco Nunez de Balboa, a description of the Aborigines of the Isthmus, accounts of the search for a Strait through the New World, and early efforts for a Canal, the daring raids of Sir Francis Drake, the Buccaneers in the Caribbean and South Seas, the sack of the city of Old Panama by Henry Morgan, and the story of the Scots colony on Caledonia Bay. With Maps and Rare Illustrations.
Washington: Press of the Subwarth Company, 1911. Octavo. (9 5/16 x 6 3/8 inches). [xv], 559pp. Folding color map, frontispiece, and 40 plates.
Publisher's decorative cloth, stamped in gilt with a design of a ruin on the cover.
This work presents an early history of the discovery and exploration of Panama by the Spaniards and Columbus. It contains a significant amount of material on the buccaneers, the Darien Colony, and Sir Francis Drake, plus an extensive index and bibliography including printed sources in Spanish, English, and French.