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Creator:
Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo, 1478-1557.
Title(s):

L'histoire naturelle et generalle des Indes, isles, et terre ferme de la grand mer oceane / traduicte de castillan en francois.

Additional Title(s):

Historia general y natural de las Indias. Libro 1-10. French (Middle French)

Published/Created:
A Paris : De l'imprimerie de Michel de Vascosan, demeurant rue Sainct Jaques, à la Fontaine, 1556.
Physical Description:
[6], 134 leaves : ill. coats of arms ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E141 F3714 1556+ Oversize
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Binding has coat of arms of Prince Eugene of Savoy stamped on front cover.
Translation of the 1st ten books of: Historia general y natural de las Indias / Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés.
Signatures: a-y⁶ z⁴ A⁴ (a⁶ blank).
Leaf 41 misfoliated 39.
Initials.
Subject Terms:
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.
America -- Early accounts to 1600.
Bookbinding -- Specimens -- 18th cent.
Eugene, of Savoy, Prince of Savoy, 1663-1736 -- Provenance.
Indians.
Natural history -- Central America.
Natural history -- West Indies.
Rahir, Edouard, 1862-1924 -- Bookplate.
Shipwrecks.
Spain -- Colonies -- America.
Vascosan, Michel de, d. ca. 1577 -- Printer.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1556.
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