Book/Printed Material Praeclara Ferdina[n]di Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanoru[m] Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniaru[m] &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa : in qua continentur plurima scitu, & admiratione digna circa egregias earu[m] p[ro]uintiaru[m] urbes, incolaru[m] mores, pueroru[m] sacrificia, & reliogiosas personas, potissimu[m]q[ue] de celebri ciuitate Temixtitan variisq[ue] illi[us] mirabilib[us], qu[a]e lege[n]te[m] mirifice delectabu[n]t Praeclara Ferdinandi Cortesii de nova maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac invictissimo Carolo Romanorum Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniarum &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa

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Title
Praeclara Ferdina[n]di Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanoru[m] Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniaru[m] &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa : in qua continentur plurima scitu, & admiratione digna circa egregias earu[m] p[ro]uintiaru[m] urbes, incolaru[m] mores, pueroru[m] sacrificia, & reliogiosas personas, potissimu[m]q[ue] de celebri ciuitate Temixtitan variisq[ue] illi[us] mirabilib[us], qu[a]e lege[n]te[m] mirifice delectabu[n]t
Other Title
Praeclara Ferdinandi Cortesii de nova maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac invictissimo Carolo Romanorum Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniarum &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa
Contributor Names
Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547.
Savorgnano, Pietro, active 1523-1530.
Mendel, Bernardo, former owner.
Anghiera, Pietro Martire d', 1457-1526.
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington), former owner.
Riviere & Son, binder.
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Impressa in celebri ciuitate Norimberga : Per Fridericum Peypus, anno D[omi]ni 1524 k[a]l[endis] Martii.
Subject Headings
-  Mexico--History--Conquest, 1519-1540
-  Mexico City (Mexico)--Maps
-  America--Discovery and exploration--Spanish--Early works to 1800
-  America--Early accounts to 1600
-  Germany--Nuremberg
Genre
Morocco bindings
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Latin translation of Cortes' second Carta de relación to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.
-  Place of publication and publisher from colophon on recto of leaf XLIX; date in the colophon reads: anno D[om]ini M.D.XXIIII: quar. no. Mar.
-  Signatures: a⁴ A-G⁶ H⁸ 2a-2b⁶ (H8 blank).
-  Fol. VIII (1st sequence) misfoliated XI.
-  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 654
-  Alden, J.E. European Americana 524/5
-  Church, E.D. Discovery 53
-  Sabin 16947
-  "De rebus, et insulis nouiter repertis a Sereniss. Carolo Imperatore, et variis earum gentium moribus" by Pietro Martire d'Anghiera: fol. i-xii at end.
-  LC copy has green morocco binding signed by Riviere & Son.
-  Kislak accession no.: 1987.051.00.0001.
Medium
[4], XLIX, [1], XII leaves, [1] folded leaf of plates : coat of arms, map, port. (woodcuts) ; 31 cm. (fol.)
Call Number/Physical Location
F1230 .C883 1524m
F1230 .C883 1524l Copy 1 Wanting the map. Under current cataloging rules not considered a variant.
F1230 .C883 1524m Copy 2 Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. Riviere & Sons binding. Bookplates of Marvyn Carton and B. Mendel. With the duplicate ink stamp of the Lilly Library, Indiana University.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rosenwald.0654
Library of Congress Control Number
65059078
Online Format
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Description
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Latin translation of Cortes' second Carta de relación to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. Place of publication and publisher from colophon on recto of leaf XLIX; date in the colophon reads: anno D[om]ini M.D.XXIIII: quar. no. Mar. Signatures: a⁴ A-G⁶ H⁸ 2a-2b⁶ (H8 blank). Fol. VIII (1st sequence) misfoliated XI. Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 654 Alden, J.E. European Americana 524/5 Church, E.D. Discovery 53 Sabin 16947 "De rebus, et insulis nouiter repertis a Sereniss. Carolo Imperatore, et variis earum gentium moribus" by Pietro Martire d'Anghiera: fol. i-xii at end. LC copy has green morocco binding signed by Riviere & Son. Kislak accession no.: 1987.051.00.0001.
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Cortés, Hernán, Pietro Savorgnano, Bernardo Mendel, Pietro Martire D' Anghiera, Former Owner Lilly Library, Binder Riviere & Son, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. Praeclara Ferdinandi Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanorum Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniarum &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa: in qua continentur plurima scitu, & admiratione digna circa egregias earum prouintiarum urbes, incolarum mores, puerorum sacrificia, & reliogiosas personas, potissimumque de celebri ciuitate Temixtitan variisque illius mirabilibus, quae legentem mirifice delectabunt. [Impressa in celebri ciuitate Norimberga: Per Fridericum Peypus, anno Domini kalendis Martii, 1524] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/65059078/.

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Cortés, H., Savorgnano, P., Mendel, B., Anghiera, P. M. D., Lilly Library, F. O., Riviere & Son, B. [...] Jay I. Kislak Collection. (1524) Praeclara Ferdinandi Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanorum Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniarum &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa: in qua continentur plurima scitu, & admiratione digna circa egregias earum prouintiarum urbes, incolarum mores, puerorum sacrificia, & reliogiosas personas, potissimumque de celebri ciuitate Temixtitan variisque illius mirabilibus, quae legentem mirifice delectabunt. [Impressa in celebri ciuitate Norimberga: Per Fridericum Peypus, anno Domini kalendis Martii] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/65059078/.

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Cortés, Hernán, et al. Praeclara Ferdinandi Cortesii de noua maris oceani Hyspania narratio sacratissimo, ac inuictissimo Carolo Romanorum Imperatori semper Augusto, Hyspaniarum &c. Regi anno Domini M.D.XX. transmissa: in qua continentur plurima scitu, & admiratione digna circa egregias earum prouintiarum urbes, incolarum mores, puerorum sacrificia, & reliogiosas personas, potissimumque de celebri ciuitate Temixtitan variisque illius mirabilibus, quae legentem mirifice delectabunt. [Impressa in celebri ciuitate Norimberga: Per Fridericum Peypus, anno Domini kalendis Martii, 1524] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/65059078/>.