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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 LesterAndrew FosterStanislao CanovaiAmerigo VespucciPaolo del Pozzo ToscanelliAll authors
Publisher: New Haven : H. Mansfield, 1853.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890.
Life and voyages of Americus Vespucius.
New Haven : H. Mansfield, 1853
(OCoLC)647132342
Named Person: Amerigo Vespucci; Vasco da Gama; Marco Polo; Alonso de Ojeda; Juan de la Cosa; Vespucci family.; Juan de la Cosa; Vasco da Gama; Alonso de Ojeda; Marco Polo; Amerigo Vespucci; Vespucci family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Edwards Lester; Andrew Foster; Stanislao Canovai; Amerigo Vespucci; Paolo del Pozzo Toscanelli; Marco Polo
OCLC Number: 3334658
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 431 pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations (1 color) ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Biography [including Vespucci's letters of his four voyages].--pt. 2. Illustrations. [1] [Canovai, D.] Eulogium of Americus Vespucius .--2. 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.--3. Letters of Paolo Toscanelli to Columbus.--4. Marco Polo and his travels.--5. Fellow-voyagers of Americus: Alonzo de Ojeda and Juan de la Cosa [abridged mainly from Irving's Lives of the companions of Columbus].--6. Documents relating to Americus Vespucius, presented in the collection of Navarréte.--7. Letter of M. Ranke to M. de Humboldt, respecting the correspondence of Americus with Soderini and de' Medici.--8. The Vespucci family.
Responsibility: by C. Edwards Lester, assisted by Andrew Foster.

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