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The life and voyages of Americus Vespucius : with illustrations concerning the navigator, and the discovery of the New World

Author: C Edwards Lester; Andrew Foster; Amerigo Vespucci; Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress); John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Baker & Scribner, 1846.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890.
Life and voyages of Americus Vespucius.
New York : Baker & Scribner, 1846
(OCoLC)656619630
Named Person: Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Edwards Lester; Andrew Foster; Amerigo Vespucci; Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress); John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 2459977
Notes: Contains letters of Vespucci and others.
Includes index.
Description: 431 pages, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) : genealogical table, portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Biography [including Vespucci's letters of his four voyages] --
pt. II. Illustrations. [I] Eulogium of Americus Vespucius [by S. Canavai] II. A narrative addressed to Lorenzo di Pier-Francesco de' Medici; giving an account of the voyage and discoveries of Vasco de Gama beyond the Cape of Good Hope, the authorship of which has been attributed to Americus Vespucius. III. Letters of Paolo Toscanelli to Columbus. IV. Marco Polo and his travels. v. Fellow-voyagers of Americus. Alonzo de Ojeda and Juan de la Cosa [abridged mainly from Irving's Lives of the companions of Columbus] VI. Documents relating to Americus Vespucius: Presented in the collection of Navarréte. VII. Letter of M. Ranke to M. de Humboldt, respecting the correspondence of Americus with Soderini and De' Medici. VIII. The Vespucci family.
Responsibility: by C. Edwards Lester and Andrew Foster.

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