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Creator:
Gottfried, Johann Ludwig, 17th cent.
Title(s):

Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien : Inhaltende warhafftige vnd volkommene Beschreibungen aller west-indianischen Landschafften, Insulen, Königreichen vnd Provintzien, Seecusten ... in diesem halben Theil dess Erdkreyses : dessgleichen, gründlicher Bericht von der Innwohner Beschaffenkeit, Sitten ... vnd Gebräuchen ... / alles auss verscheidenen west-indianischen Historien-Schreibern, vnnd mancherley Sprachen ... zusammen getragen, extrahirt, in ein richtige Ordnung der Materien vnd Zeit, vnd in diese käuffliche Form bracht durch Johan Ludwig Gottfriedt ; mit zugehörigen Landtafeln, Contrafacturen vnd ... Kupfferstücken ... geziert vnd verlegt, durch Mattheum Merian ...

Published/Created:
[Frankfurt : Mattaeus Merian], 1631.
Physical Description:
[12], 562, 72 p., [14] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps, plans ; 38 cm. (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E141 G7 1631+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
British Art Center copy has leaf 3A6 (which is blank) wanting.
Added title page, engraved: Historia Antipodum oder Newe Welt ...
Abridgement of pts. 1-12 of Johann Theodor de Bry's German edition of the "Great voyages" as well as a reissue of pt. 14 of that work.
Authorship has been erroneously ascribed to Johann Philipp Abelin (cf. Der königlich schwedische in Teutschland geführte Krieg / F. Gallati. Zurich, 1902.)
Place of publication and publisher's name from Alden.
Signatures: ):(⁶ A-3A⁶ a-f⁶ ():(1 verso, ):(2 verso, 3A6 blank).
JCB Lib. cat., pre-1675, 2:237.
Alden, J.E. European Americana, 631/44.
Subject Terms:
America -- Discovery and exploration.
America -- Early accounts to 1600.
Discoveries in geography.
Indians.
Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650. -- Publisher.
Voyages and travels.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1631.
Contributors:
Abelin, Johann Philipp, d. 1634.
Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623?
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