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De nouo orbe, or, The historie of the West Indies, contayning the actes and aduentures of the Spanyardes, which haue conquered and peopled those countries, inriched with varietie of pleasant relation of the manners, ceremonies, lawes, gouernments, and warres of the Indians : comprised in eight decades / written by Peter Martyr a Millanoise of Angleria ... whereof three, haue beene formerly translated into English, by R. Eden, whereunto the other fiue, are newly added by ... M. Lok ...

De nouo orbe, or, The historie of the West Indies, contayning the actes and aduentures of the Spanyardes, which haue conquered and peopled those countries, inriched with varietie of pleasant relation of the manners, ceremonies, lawes, gouernments, and warres of the Indians : comprised in eight decades / written by Peter Martyr a Millanoise of Angleria ... whereof three, haue beene formerly translated into English, by R. Eden, whereunto the other fiue, are newly added by ... M. Lok ...

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Creator: Anghiera, Pietro Martire d', 1457-1526
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Date: 1612.
Publisher: Printed for Thomas Adams,
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BEIN C13 113e: Imperfect: 1st, 3rd and 4th p.l., and leaves 158, 287, 288, 293, 294 (signatures A1,3,4, X8, Pp1,2,7,8) wanting: title-page and many leaves bled.
First preliminary leaf blank; has signature A.
"Certaine preambles here followe, gathered by R. Eden heretofore, for the better vnderstanding of the whole worke": leaves 1-7.
First complete English translation of the eight Decades. The four translated by Eden had appeared as early as 1555, and again in 1577 with an abridgment of Decades 5-8.
Signatures: A4B-Z8Aa-Ss8.
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6 p.l., 318 numb. l. ; 18 cm.
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