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The natural & moral history of the Indies / by Father Joseph de Acosta. Reprinted from the English translated edition of Edward Grimestone, 1604. And ed., with notes and an introduction, by Clements R. Markham
Bib ID 8315492
Format BookBook
Author
Acosta, José de, 1540-1600
 
Uniform Title Historia natural y moral de las Indias. English
Description London : Printed for the Hakluyt society, 1880 
2 v. : fold. map. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ; no. LX-LXI

Hallstrom Pacific Collection.

Full contents
  • v. 1. The natural history (books I-IV)
  • v. 2. The moral history (books V-VII)
 
Notes

Paged continuously.

The folded map, issued with v. 1, has half-title: ... Map of Peru; to illustrate the Travels of Cieza de Leon, in 1532-50; The royal commentaries of Garcilasso de la Vega (1690); and the Natural and moral history of the Indies, by Father Joseph de Acosta (1608) [nos. 33, 41, 45, 60, and 61 of the society's publications] Included t.-p. translated from Madrid edition, 1608; followed by t.-p. of London edition, 1604.

The folded map, issued with v. 1, has half title: Map of Peru : to illustrate the Travels of Cieza de Leon, in 1532-50, The royal commentaries of Garcilasso de la Vega (1690), and the Natural and moral history of the Indies, by Father Joseph de Acosta (1608). [Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ; no. 33, 41, 45, 60, 61]. Includes t.p. translated from Madrid edition, 1608; followed by t.p. of London edition, 1604.

Reproduction Photocopy. v.2. [Chapel Hill : Library Photographic Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001]. 2 v. (xlv, 551 p.) : folded map ; 22 cm. Photocopy replacement of original on archival bond. 
Subjects Natural history -- Spanish America.  |  Natural history -- Latin America.  |  Indians of Mexico.  |  Indians of South America -- Peru.  |  America -- Early accounts to 1600.  |  Latin America.
Other authors/contributors Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), Sir, 1830-1916, ed  |  Grimeston, Edward, tr
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