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Book/Printed Material Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las Islas i Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano,

[ Copy 3, atlas only ]

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Title

  • Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las Islas i Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano,

Names

  • Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de, 1559-1625
  • Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • En Mad[rid] : En la Emplenta Real, 1601-15.

Headings

  • -  Latin America--History--To 1600
  • -  America--Early accounts to 1600
  • -  America--Discovery and exploration--Spanish
  • -  Western Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  America
  • -  Western Hemisphere

Notes

  • -  "En quatro decadas desde el año de 1492 hasta el de 1531. De cada primera al Rey Nu[est]ro Señor."
  • -  Each volume (8 "decades" and Descripción de las Indias Ocidentales) has special engraved t.p. Engraved borders on title pages incorporate portraits of Inca leaders and prominent Spaniards, New World landscapes and historical vignettes.
  • -  The first 4 decades and the Descripción were printed in 1601 by Juan Flamenco. The last 4 decades, continuing the history from 1532 to 1554, were printed in 1615 by Juan de la Cuesta.
  • -  Most text is printed in columns.
  • -  Woodcut initials, head pieces, tail pieces.
  • -  The Descripción is bound in following the 4th decade.
  • -  Palau y Dulcet (2. ed.) vol. 6, p. 581, # 114286
  • -  Sabin vol. 8, p. 245, # 31544
  • -  Descripción Phillips, 1141
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC Copy 1 trimmed to 28 cm. Has handwritten marginalia throughout, mostly English translations of words and phrases in the Spanish text. Has ink stamp: Library of Congress, 1867.
  • -  Kislak accession no.: 1987.054.01.0001.
  • -  Kislak accession no.: 1987.054.02.0001.
  • -  Kislak accession no.: 1987.054.03.0001.
  • -  Kislak accession no.: 1987.054.04.0001.
  • -  LAC ael 2019-06-19 no edits (2 cards)

Medium

  • 9 v. in 4 : 14 folded maps ; 30 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • F1411 .H6 1601
  • F1411 .H6 1601 Copy 2. In full mottled calf with raised bands and gold tooling on spine. Watermarks apparent on flyleaf or pastedown of each volume. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
  • G1100 .H4 1601 Copy 3. Atlas only. 96 p., 14 maps (some folded), 28 cm. Scales differ. Includes map showing parts of eastern Asia and Indonesia. 2 maps mounted on cloth. Annotations in ink in English on p. 8.

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 81458648

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Herrera Y Tordesillas, Antonio De, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las Islas i Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano. [En Madrid: En la Emplenta Real, -15, 1601] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/81458648/.

APA citation style:

Herrera Y Tordesillas, A. D. & Jay I. Kislak Collection. (1601) Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las Islas i Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano. [En Madrid: En la Emplenta Real, -15] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/81458648/.

MLA citation style:

Herrera Y Tordesillas, Antonio De, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos en las Islas i Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano. [En Madrid: En la Emplenta Real, -15, 1601] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/81458648/>.