In addition to works of literature, the Perseus Garner
also contains texts of interest to students of
Principal Navigations,Voyages, Traffiques, & Discoveries
of the English Nation
Hakluyt is an immense compendium of maritime
information from the Age of Discovery; The Political
Writings of James I
is a collection of important
writings by the monarch.
The Chronicles of England, Ireland, and Scotland
compiled by Raphael Holinshed and others and first published
in 1577, were the source of many of Shakespeare's
plays. Outside large research libraries they are seldom
available except in abridged versions; the Perseus Garner
will eventually include all six volumes as reprinted in 1808
(the present sampling is from Volume IV).