The volume covers the voyages of 1579-1589, translated and edited, with notes and an introduction.
The supplementary material includes the 1894 annual report.
This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1895.
Contents: Introduction; Narrative and route of the voyage and discovery of the Strait of the Mother of God, formerly called 'Of Magellan'; Relation of what happened to the royal fleet for the Strait of Magellan; Report touching the captains and ships, masters and pilots, that his Majesty appointed for the fleet sent for the enterprise of the Strait of the Mother of God, formerly called of Magellan, and a list of the settlers in the Strait; Concise narrative by Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa, Governor and Captain-General of the Strait of the Mother of God, formerly called the Strait of Magellan, and of the settlements made, and which may be made, for his Majesty; Declaration which, by order of the Viceroy of Peru, Don Francisco de Borja, Prince of Esquilache, Tomé Hernandez, made before a notary respecting what happened in the settlements founded in the Strait of Magellan by Pedro Sarmiento de Gambóa; Index.
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