Spanish Historical Writing about the New World, 1493-1700 … with a Bibliographical Supplement by Susan L. Newbury, Including a List of Editions & Translations Published before 1801.

Providence, RI: The Stinehour Press for The John Carter Brown Library, 1994.

4to (298 x 227mm), pp. xiv, 127, [1 (blank)], [2 (colophon, verso blank)]; title-vignette printed in red, frontispiece, illustrations in the text, 28 full-page; original printed wrappers, green endpapers; fine.


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First edition. A catalogue published to commemorate the Columbus quincentenary, comprising works drawn from the John Carter Brown Library’s remarkable holdings of early Americana and supplemented by a ‘Bibliographical Supplement’, which provides a full account of the works exhibited and also descriptions of later editions and translations down to 1800. The work was designed by Mark Argetsinger and printed by The Stinehour Press.

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