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Narratio Regionum Indicarum Per Hispanos Quosdam Deuastatarum Verissima

priùs quidem per episcopum Bartholomaeum Casaum natione Hispanum Hispanicè conscripta & anno 1551 Hispali Hispanicè, anno verò hoc 1598 Latinè excusa
Format
Book; Online
Published
Francofurti [Frankfurt am Main, Germany] : Sumptibus Theodori de Bry, & Ioannis Saurii typis, anno MDXCVIII [1598]
Language
Latin
Uniform Title
Brevísima Relación de la Destrucción de Las Indias Latin
Variant Title
Narratio regionvm indicarvm per Hispanos qvosdam deuastatarum verissima
Crudelitates Hispanorum in Indiis patratae
Summary
First Latin translation and first illustrated edition of Las Casas' Brevissima relación and three other tracts -- Cf. Church 320.
Description
[8], 141, [3] p. : illustrations (engravings) ; 21 cm (4to)
Notes
  • Latin translation of: Tyrannies et cruautez des Espagnols perpetrées és Indes Occidentales, qu'on dit le Nouueau Monde, printed in Anvers by Franciscus Raphelengius in1579, itself a translation of the Spanish original, Brevissima relació́n, printed in Seville in 1552.
  • Running title: Crudelitates Hispanorum in Indiis patratae
  • Signatures: )(⁴ A-S⁴ (S3 unsigned, its verso blank, S4 blank).
  • Last [3] pages are blank.
  • Title page: wide engraved title border featuring scenes of pillaging and killing of native people by Spanish explorers.
  • Text illustrated with 17 three-quarters page engravings of scenes of atrocities committed by the Spaniards on the Indians (on p. 10, 12,17, 23, 28, 36, 38, 40, 47, 50, 53, 55, 59, 86, 92, 95 and 123), signed by the Belgian painter Iodocus a Winghe, who came to Frankfurt shortly after 1585; signed by the Belgian painter Iodocus a Winghe, who came to Frankfurt shortly after 1585.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in full polished tan calf; gilt decorated and lettered spine; gilt tooled triple-rule borders on sides. Marbled endpapers. All edges red. Housed in a snap-closure, red cloth covered box. 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. 1, p. 360
European Americana, entry 598/20
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, entry 11283
Church, E.D. Catalogue of books relating to the discovery and early history of North and South America, entry 320
Palau y Dulcet, A. Manual del librero hispano-americano (2. ed.), entry 46960
Winsor, J. Narrative and critical history of America, vol. 2, p. 342
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