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Creator:
Ulloa, Antonio de, 1716-1795.
Title(s):

Voyage historique de l'Amerique Meridionale : fait par ordre du roi d'Espagne / par Don George Juan ... et par Don Antoine de Ulloa ... ouvrage orné des figures, plans et cartes necessaires ; et qui contient une histoire de Yncas du Perou, et les observations astronomiques & physiques, faites pour déterminer la figure & la grandeur de la terre.

Additional Title(s):

Voyage au Perou

Relación histórica del viage a la América Meridional. French

Published/Created:
Amsterdam ; Chez Arkste'e & Merkus, 1752.
Leipzig : Chez Arkste'e & Merkus, 1752.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., maps, plans ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F2221 .U4414 1752+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 1974 +272: 2 v. in 3. Karpinski stamp.
Translations by E. de Mauvillon, of Ulloa's "Relacion historica del viage a la America Meridional", and of the companion work by Jorge Juan y Santacilia, entitled, "Observations astronomicas y physicas hechas de orden de S. Mag. en los reynos del Perù", both published at Madrid in 1748; and of Garcilaso de la Vega's "Comentarios reales de los Incas."
Running title: Voyage au Perou.
Engravings by Frans de Bakker, François Morellon La Cave, Jacob Folkema, Duflos, John Ingram, and Jan Punt; after Charles Nicholas Cochin, Gabriel François Louis Debrie, Bernard Picart, and Jan Punt. The maps and diagrams are unsigned.
Title page printed in black and red.
Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800, III:974
Echeverria & Wilkie. French image, 752/10
Medina, J.T. Bib. hispano-americana, 3464
"Abrègé historique de l'origine et de la succession des des Yncas, et autres souverains du Perou, avec un récit de ce qui s'est passé de plus remarquable sous le Régne de chacun d'eux [par Garcilaso de la Vega]"; v. 2, p. 209-316, [6], with separate index.
"Observations astronomiques et physiques faites par order du roi d'Espagne pour déterminer la figure et la grandeur de la terre, relativement a la navigation. Par Don George Juan ... et par Antoine de Ulloa ...": v. 2, [312] p., at end; as separate paging and index.
Errata [for the entire work]: v. 1, p. [19], prepaging.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary boards.
Subject Terms:
Arc measures -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomy -- Observations -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomy -- Observations -- Illustrations.
Berndson, Bernard -- Autograph.
Chile -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Colombia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Earth -- Figure.
Gustav, Carl -- Stamp.
Incas -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Early works to 1800.
Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-1956 -- Stamp.
Nautical astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Peru -- Description and travel -- Sources -- Early works to 1800.
Peru -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Scientific expeditions -- South America -- 18th century -- Sources.
South America -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
South America -- Discovery and exploration -- 18th century -- Sources.
South America -- Social life and customs.
Spain -- Colonies -- South America -- Early works to 1800.
Spain -- Discovery and exploration -- 18th century -- Sources.
Contributors:
Juan, Jorge, 1713-1773.
Mauvillon, Eléazar, 1712-1779.
Juan, Jorge, 1713-1773. Observaciones astronomicas, y physicas hechas de orden de S. Mag. en los reynos del Péru. French.
Vega, Garcilaso de la, 1539-1616. Comentarios reales de los incas. French.
Ulloa, Antonio de, 1716-1795. Observaciones astronomicas, y physicas hechas de orden de S. Mag. en los reynos del Peru. French.
Cochin, Charles Nicolas, 1715-1790, ill.
Debrie, Gabriel François Louis, active 1733-1754, ill.
Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733, ill.
Bakker, Frans de, active 1736-1765, engraver.
CCave, François Morellon La, active approximately 1700-1766, engraver.
Duflos, engraver.
Folkema, Jacob, 1692-1767.
Ingram, John, 1721-, engraver.
Punt, Jan, 1711-1779, engraver.
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