Bibliotheca Americana Nova; A Catologue of Books in Various Languagues, Relating to America Printed Since the Year 1700

Bibliotheca Americana Nova; A Catologue of Books in Various Languagues, Relating to America Printed Since the Year 1700

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ...four. The fifth (pp. 493) containing the original accounts of the Mexican MSS., in French, Italian, and Spanish: with the travels of Dupaix, and the sixth book of Father Sahagun's Historia Vnhtrtal, both in Spanish. The sixth (pp. 540) a translation of all the 83I. foregoing, with notes and remarks, by Lord Kingsborough, and bis "Arguments to shew that the Jews in early ages colonised America." Vol. 7, (pp. 464) contains the" Historia Universal de las Cosas de Nueva Espafka, por el M. R. P. Fray Bernardino de Sabagun: " with an English translation. Vol. 8, (pp. 556) not yet published, contains extracts from Torquemada, Acosta, and Garcia: a Portugese sermon, preached by the Archbishop of Cranpanor, at an Auto de Ft, in Lisbon, in 1705: an answer to the same: Extracts relating to the Inquisition: a part of Echetarria, Orijen de los Indios: Simon, Tercera y quarto Noticia historial. Adair, History of the North American Indians. Lord Kingsborough's Supplementary Notes to the Antiquities of Mexico, continued from Vol. 6, unfinished. The whole or part of a ninth volume is printed, and has been laying in the offic? of the printer (with vol. 8) since Lord Kingsborough's death. The whole work is, in fact, locked up by a suit in Chancery. Two copies were printed on vellum, one of which was presented to the Bodleian Library, and the other to the British Museum. Ten copies were printed on large drawing paper, nine of which were presented to crowned heads and public institutions, and the tenth to the compiler of this work, who was employed by the author to collect books and manuscripts in Spain, and had the honour of presenting a copy to Ferdinand the Seventh, by whose order all the Archives and Libraries of Spain were opened to him, with permission to...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605470
  • 9781236605474