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

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

 
 
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"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.

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01/01/1601
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Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de, -1625.
Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
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