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Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de, d. 1625.

Nouus Orbis, sive, Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis / auctore Antonio de Herrera ... ; metaphraste C. Barlæo ; accesserunt & aliorum Indiæ Occidentalis descriptiones, & navigationis nuperæ Australis Jacobi le Maire historia, uti & navigationum omnium per Fretum Magellanicum succincta narratio.

Additional Title(s):

Descripción de las Indias Occidentalis. Latin

Amstelodami : Apud Michaelem Colinium bibliopolam, ad insigne libri domestici, 1622.
Physical Description:
[4], 81 [i.e. 82], [1], 11, [1] leaves, [35] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., 17 maps, port. ; 38 cm. (fol.)
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E141 H56165 1622+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
"Descriptio Indiæ Occidentalis per Antonium de Herrera" is a translation of: Descripción de las Indias Occidentalis.
Engraved half title (leaf [2], 1st count): Descriptio Indiæ Occidentalis per Antonium de Herrera ...
All except the third section have half titles. The last two sections have separate signatures.
Signatures: *⁴ A-M⁴(M2 + (three dots)²) N-X⁴ a-b⁴ c² [dagger]-[3dagger]⁴ (3[dagger]4 blank).
Foliation: [4], 22, 21 [i.e., 22]-44, [3], 46-81 [i.e., 82], [1], 5, 5-9, 11, [1] leaves, [33], [2] folded leaves of plates.
Some copies contain a portrait.
Errata statement on verso of leaf [4], 1st count.
Also published by Colijn the same year in French as: "Description des Indes Occidentales" and in Dutch as "Nievvve vverelt, anders ghenaempt VVest-Indien."--cf. Tiele, Memoire Bibl., 1867.
Bibliotheca Americana: catalogue of the John Carter Brown Library in Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 165-6.
European Americana, 622/70.
Subject Terms:
America -- Description and travel.
America -- Early accounts to 1600.
Colijn, Michael -- Publisher.
Magellan, Strait of (Chile and Argentina)
Voyages around the world.
Engravings -- 1622.
Baerle, Caspar van, 1584-1648.
Le Maire, Jacques, 1585-1616.
Ordóñez de Cevallos, Pedro, b. 1550?.
Bertius, Petrus, 1565-1629.
IIIF Manifest:

  • Descriptio Indiæ Occidentalis per Antonium de Herrera
  • Ephemerides sive Descriptio Navigationis Australis institutæ Anno M.D.C.XV. Ductu ... Iacobi Le Maire
  • Brevis Narratio Omnium, quæ per Fretum Magellanicum institutæ sunt, Navigationum
  • Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis ... Authore Petro Ordonnez De Cavallos
  • Brevis ac Succincta Americæ ... descriptio, Excerpta è Tabulis Geographicis, P. Bertii

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