Books De Americaensche zee

Format Books
Contributors Exquemelin, A. O.
Dates 1678
Location Caribbean Area
Spanish Main
Language Dutch
Flemish
Subjects Buccaneers
Caribbean Area
Early Works to 1800
History
Pirates
Spanish Main
Title
De Americaensche zee
Contributor Names
Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier)
Created / Published
t'Amsterdam : By Jan ten Hoorn, Boeckverkoper ..., anno 1678.
Subject Headings
-  Buccaneers--Early works to 1800
-  Pirates--Early works to 1800
-  Pirates--Caribbean Area--Early works to 1800
-  Spanish Main
-  Caribbean Area--History
Notes
-  First ed. of the original, of which but few copies are known. Translated into Spanish in 1681, and thence into English, 1684 (where the name appears as Esquemeling) and into French, 1686 (with the name written Oexmelin) The work went through numerous editions in its various versions and formed the foundation for many of the histories and romances of the buccaneers published during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
-  Signatures: engraved added t.p., *⁴(-*4), A-Z⁴.
-  Added engraved t.p.; last p. is publisher's advertisement.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Kislak accession no.: 1995.022.00.0003
Medium
[4], 186, [2] p., [12] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill.,maps, ports. ; 21cm. (4to)
Call Number
F2161 .E71
F2161 .E71 Copy 2 Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
Repository
Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/kislak.17955.1
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/kislak.17955.2
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/kislak.17955.3
Library of Congress Catalog Number
02017955
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