L'histoire dv 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.

; Connolly, Arthur T. (Arthur Theodore), d. 1933, former owner
A Leyde, Chez B. & A. Elseuiers, 1640. In French.

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Standard Title Nieuvve wereldt ofte Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien. French. 1640
Other Title Histoire du nouveau monde
Nieuvve wereldt ofte Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien.
Other Authors Connolly, Arthur T. d. 1933,
Subjects America -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
America -- Geography -- Early works to 1800
Indians -- Languages.
West Indies -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Description 14 p. ., 632, [12] p. illus., 14 fold. maps 36 cm.
Notes T.-p. in red and black.
Printer's mark (the hermit) on t.-p.
"Les cartes géographiques et les figures inserées dans le texte sont celles de l'édition flamande de 1630." --Willems, Les Elzevier, 1880, no. 497.
"This French translation of Laet contains many materials not to be found in the original Dutch, chiefly vocabularies of Indian tribes." --Sabin.
First edition published in Dutch at Leyden, 1625, under title: Nieuvve wereldt ofte Beschrijvinghe van West-Indien.
CUA Libraries' copy lacks the map in Latin called for at p. 267, which has been replaced by "A new and accurate map of Terra Firma" printed by Eman. Bowen.
CUA Libraries' copy with bookplate of Arthur T. Connolly and bookseller's ticket of C. A. Koehler & Co., ... 149a Tremont Street, Boston.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)03195830
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