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|All Authors / Contributors:||
José de Acosta; Edward Grimeston; Valentine Simmes; Edward Blount; William Aspley
|Notes:||Translation of: Historia natural y moral de las Indias.
The translator is perhaps Edward Grimestone. Cf Sabin 131.
Running title: Naturall and morall historie of the Indies.
Spine title: Histoire of the East & West Indies.
Error in paging: p. 45 misprinted as 47, 48 as 50, 147 as 129, 178 as 179, 179 as 178, 372-373 as 374-375, 376-377 as 378-379, 521 as 510, ; p. 187-188 repeated.
Signatures: A⁴ a-b⁴ B-2P⁸. (A1 blank; 2E4 missigned D4).
The first leaf is blank except for signature-mark "A"; the last leaf is blank.
Entered at Stationers Hall by Blount 4 January 1601.
Head- and tail-pieces; initials; printed marginalia.
"Errata" on b3 verso.
Library copy: title page variant; without "the R.F." before "Ioseph Acosta". Blank A1 and b4 not present. "A table of the most remarkeable things" bound at the end of the volume. Signatures: A⁴(-A1) B-2P⁸ a⁴ b⁴(-b4).
|Description:||, 188, 187-590 (i.e. 592),  p. ; 19 cm (4to)|
|Other Titles:||Historia natural y moral de las Indias.
Natvrall and morall historie of the East and West Indies
Natural and moral history of the East and West Indies
Naturall and morall historie of the Indies
Histoire of the East & West Indies
|Responsibility:||Written in Spanish by the R.F. Ioseph Acosta ; and translated into English by E.G.|
- Indians of South America -- Peru -- Early works to 1800.
- Indians of Mexico -- Early works to 1800.
- Natural history -- Latin America -- Pre-Linnean works.
- America -- Early accounts to 1600.
- America -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
- Latin America -- Early works to 1800.
- Discoveries in geography
- Indians of Mexico.
- Indians of South America.
- Natural history.
- Latin America.