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Photostatic reproductions of letters containing accounts of voyages of Cabral and Vespucci 1501-1514.

Author: Piero VaglientiBartolomeo MarchioniAmerigo VespucciLorenzo di Pierfrancesco de' MediciManuel, King of PortugalAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Italian
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Photostatic copies of eight letters from the Riccardian MS 1910, containing accounts of the ships returning from Pedro Alvares Cabral's expedition to Africa and India in 1500-1501, and Vespucci's reports of his voyage to South America.
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Genre/Form: Photomechanical reproductions
Travel literature
Early works
History
Sources
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Pedro Alvares Cabral; Amerigo Vespucci; Pedro Alvares Cabral; Amerigo Vespucci
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Piero Vaglienti; Bartolomeo Marchioni; Amerigo Vespucci; Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de' Medici; Manuel, King of Portugal; Leo, Pope; Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library); Biblioteca riccardiana.; Newberry Library.
OCLC Number: 34187021
Notes: Photostats of originals in the Biblioteca riccardiana in Florence, Italy.
In box with title: "Vespucci. MS Riccardiano 1910."
For background information on the letters and dates of copying, and English translations of letters from Marchioni and Vespucci, see The voyage of Pedro Alvares Cabral to Brazil and India / trans. with notes by William Brooks Greenlee. London : The Hakluyt Society, 1938, p. 145-161. Translations of other letters appear in El Nuevo mundo / Américo Vespucio. Buenos Aires : Editorial Nova, 1951.
Forms part of the Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library).
Reproduction Notes: Photographs. Florence, Italy : Biblioteca riccardiana, [between 1917 and 1936]. 22 cm.
Description: [26] leaves ; 22 cm.

Abstract:

Photostatic copies of eight letters from the Riccardian MS 1910, containing accounts of the ships returning from Pedro Alvares Cabral's expedition to Africa and India in 1500-1501, and Vespucci's reports of his voyage to South America.

The letter of June 27, 1501 sent to Florence by Bartolomeo Marchioni, a powerful Florentine banker in Lisbon, relates the return home of 4 caravels from the Cabral expedition and gives details on the spices and other exotic items they carry. Vespucci's letter of June 4, 1501 also describes the route navigated by Cabral, northeast from the Cape of Good Hope and along the coasts of the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to Calicut, India. His 1502 letter from Lisbon to his patron, Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de'Medici in Florence, contains his account of the third voyage which he made for the king of Portugal. Following a route southwest from the coast of Africa, Vespucci reaches the South American continent, below the Tropic of Capricorn; and provides details on the lands and inhabitants he discovers. Additional letters discuss other voyages, and there is also a letter [1513?] from King Manuel of Portugal to Pope Leo X.

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