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L'histoire du Nouveau Monde Ou Description des Indes Occidentales, Contenant Dix-Huict Liures

par le sieur Iean de Laet, d'Anuers; enrichi de nouuelles tables geographiques & figures des animaux, plantes & fruicts
Format
Book; Online
Published
A Leyde, : Chez Bonauenture & Abraham Elseuiers, imprimeurs ordinaires de l'Uniuersité, MDCXL. [1640]
Language
French
Dutch (translated from)
Uniform Title
Nieuvve Wereldt French
Variant Title
Description des Indes Occidentales
Histoire dv Nouveau Monde
Related Title
Nieuvve wereldt ofte Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien.
Description
[28], 632, [12] pages : illustrations, 14 folded maps ; 36 cm (fol.)
Notes
  • Title page printed in red and black.
  • Imprint date employs apostrophus.
  • First edition published in Dutch at Leyden, 1625, under title: Nieuvve wereldt ofte Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien.
  • "This French translation of Laet contains many materials not to be found in the original Dutch, chiefly vocabularies of Indian tribes."--Sabin 38558
  • "Les cartes géographiques et les figures inserées dans le texte sont celles de l'édition flamande de 1630"--Willems, Les Elzevier, 1880, no. 497.
  • Fourteen engraved double-page maps: [1] Americae sive Indiae Occidentalis Tabula Generalis -- [2] Maiores minores que insulae hispaniola, Cuba Lucaiae et Caribes -- [3] Nova Francia et regiones adiacentes -- [4] Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia -- [5] Florida et regiones vicinae -- [6] Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Guatimala -- [7] Tierra firma item Nuevo Reyno de Granada atque Popayan -- [8] Peru -- [9] Chili -- [10] Provinciae sitae ad Fretum Magallanis itemque fretum le maire -- [11] Paraguay, ó Prov. de Rio de La Plata cum adiacentibus provinciis quas vocant Tucuman et S. Cruz de La Sierra -- [12] Provincia de Brasil cum adiacentibus provinciis -- [13] Guaiana siue provinciae intra Rio de las Amazonas atque Rio de Yuiapari fiue Orinoque -- [14] Venezuela atque occidentalis pars Novae Andalusiae.
  • Errors in paging: p. 26 misprinted as 30, 28 as 32, 29 as 33, 31 as 35, and 346 as 246.
  • Signatures: *² 2-4*⁴ A-4K⁴ 4L⁶.
  • Errata note on verso of leaf 4L6.
  • Title vignette: Elzevier printer's device with the motto "Non solus"; head-and tail-pieces; printed marginalia; 64 in-text woodcut illustrations.
  • Includes index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Library copy: Map [1] bound between leaves *4 and 2*1 -- [2] between leaves 44 and A1 -- [3] between p. 32 and 33 -- [4] between p. 66 and 67 -- [5] between p. 102 and 103 -- [6] between p. 130 and 131 -- [7] between p. 266 and 267 -- [8] between p. 318 and 319 -- [9] between p. 410 and 411 -- [10] between p. 430 and 431 -- [11] between p. 452 and 453 -- [12] between p. 472 and 473 -- [13] between p. 564 and 565 -- [14] between p. 608 and 609. Portrait of Laet (I. v. Bronchorst fecit.) bound facing the title page.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in full polished calf. Spine in seven compartments divided by raised bands; a double ruled borders in blind on covers. Armorial binding with John Gorge's heraldic device gilt stamped on front and back covers. From the libraries of Philip Griffin and John Gorges (1593-1656). Ink stamp on the verso of title page reads: Philip Griffin. Warnford, 1784. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged and digitized through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
Cited in
Bibliotheca Americana: catalogue of the John Carter Brown Library in Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, pre-1675, vol. 2, p. 283
British Museum. Short title catalogue of French books, 1601-1700, entry L 157
European Americana, entry 640/111
Moraes, R.B. de. Bib. brasiliana, vol. 1, p. 384
Palau y Dulcet, A. Manual del librero hispano-americano (2. ed.), entry 129561
Pritzel, G.A. Thesaurus literaturae botanicae omnium gentium (1872-1877 edition), entry 5487
Rahir, E. Catalogue d'une collection unique de volumes imprimés par les Elzevier et divers typographes hollandais du XVIIIe siècle, entry 492-494
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, entry 38558
Vail, R.W.G. Voice of the old frontier, entry 96
Willems, A.C.J. Elzevier, histoire et annales typographiques, entry 497
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