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Journal of Magellan's Voyage

Journal of Magellan's Voyage

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Creator: Pigafetta, Antonio, ca. 1480/91-ca. 1534
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Date: ca. 1525
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Binding: ca. 19th century; red goatskin, gold-tooled. Bound by Duru in 1851 (note on f. i verso).
Abstract:
Journal of Ferdinand Magellan's voyage around the world in 1522, written by Antonio Pigafetta, Italian gentleman from Vincenza who survived the trip.
Manuscript on parchment (fine) of A journal of Ferdinand Magellan's voyage around the world in 1522, written by Antonio Pigafetta (ca. 1480/91 - ca. 1534), an Italian gentleman from Vincenza who survived the trip. Beinecke MS 351, the text of which is divided into 57 numbered chapters, is the most complete and most handsomely produced manuscript of the four surviving witnesses to the text; the original, probably in Italian, is now lost.
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ff. i + ii + i + 98 + ii + i : parchment ; 276 x 184 (195 x 122) mm.
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Curatorial Area: General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
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Object ID: 2017752
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