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Philoponus, Honorius
Nova typis transacta navigatio : Novi Orbis Indiæ Occidentalis admodum reverendissimorum PP. ... Dn. Buellii Cataloni abbatis montis Serrati, & in vniversam Americam, sive Novum Orbem sacræ sedis Apostolicæ Romanæ â latere legati, vicarij, ac patriarchæ : sociorumq[ue] monarchorum ex Ordine S.P.N. Benedicti ad suprà dicti Novi Mundi barbaras gentes Christi S. Evangelium prædicandi gratia delegatorum sacerdotum dimissi per S.D.D. Papam Alexandrum VI. Anno Christi 1492 : nunc primum e varijs scriptoribus in vnum collecta, & figuris ornata / authore venerando Fr. Don Honorio Philopono Ordinis S. Benedicti Monacho.
[Linz : s.n., 1621.]
Physical Description:
[12], 101, [3] p., [1], 18 leaves of plates : ill., music ; 30 cm. (fol.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E123 P74 1621+ Oversize
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BAC: British Art Center copy has signatures: )(⁴ 2)(² A-N⁴. Preliminaries and leaves N3-N4 are as described above (second state). Lacks additional plate dated 1622.
Caspar Plautius used the pseud. Honorius Philoponus so that he could dedicate the work to himself.
Published in Linz. cf. Der amerikanischen neuen Welt beschreibung ... / H.J. Wynkelmann. Oldenburg, 1664, p. 30.
In one state the collation is: )(⁴ A-N⁴ [)(4 and N4 blank]. The preliminaries include the title page, dedication (2nd and 3rd leaves). The end matter, "In annotationem bibliopolæ" appears on verso of leaf N3. In another state the collation is )(⁴ 2)(² A-N⁴. The preliminaries include the title page, dedication (2nd and 3rd leaves), "Ad lectorom", (3rd - 4th leaves), plate labelled "Ads finem præfationis ad lectorem", and "Observatio de magnete nautico" (5th and 6th leaves). Verso of leaf N3 has: "In primis"; N4 recto has "Ordinis S.P. Benedicti" and "In annotationem bibliopolæ"; N4 verso has errata statement.
Engraved title page.
Some copies contain at the end of the volume an extra folded plate of Columbus and crew dated 1622.
A specimen of Native American music is given on pages 35-36.
Errata statement: leaf N4 verso.
Bibliotheca Americana: catalogue of the John Carter Brown Library in Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 2:156-157
European Americana, 621/100
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 63367
Catalogue of the famous library of printed books, illuminated manuscripts, autograph letters and engravings collected by Henry Huth, 5784
Subject Terms:
America -- Discovery and exploration.
Benedictines -- Missions.
Indians -- Missions.
Indians of the West Indies.
Peru -- Description and travel.
West Indies -- Description and travel.

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