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The general history of the vast continent and islands of America : commonly call'd the West-Indies, from the first discovery thereof: with the best accounts the people could give of their antiquities

Author: Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas; John Stevens; Thea Heye; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.; Huntington Free Library.
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Batley, 1725-26.
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Imprints (Jer. Batley)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas; John Stevens; Thea Heye; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.; Huntington Free Library.
OCLC Number: 1522079
Notes: Title in red and black.
An abridged and inaccurate translation of the first three decades of Herrera's "Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos", divided into six decades, neither chapters nor decades corresponding with the original. cf. Stevens, H. Bibliotheca historica, p. xiii; Winsor, v.2, p. 68 and p. 563; Prescott, W.H. Conquest of Mexico, book III, chap. IX, notes.
Description: 6 v. : fronts. (v. 1, 4-6; ports.) folded plates., 3 folded maps ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Historia general de los hechos de los castellanos.
Responsibility: collected from the original relations sent to the kings of Spain. By Antonio de Herrera ... Tr. into English by Capt. John Stevens ... Illustrated with cutts and maps.

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