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• L'ISOLE PIÙ FAMOSE DEL MONDO DESCRITTE DA THOMASO PORCACCHI DA CASTIGLIONE ARRETINO E INTAGLIATE DA GIROLAMO PORRO PADOVANO. Con l'Aggiunta di molte Isole all'Ill.re S. Conte GIORGIO TRIULTIO dottore, cavaliere, conte di Melzo, regio, e ducal senatore.
IN VENETIA, MDCIIII, APPRESSO GLI HEREDI DI SIMON GALIGNANI
Translation:
The famous islands of the world described by Thomaso Porcacchi from Castiglione Arretino and carved by Girolamo Porro Padovano. With addition of many Islands to the Ill.re S. Count GEORGE TRIULTIO doctor, knight, Count of Melzo, royal and ducal senator.
HEIRS OF SIMON GALIGNANI, VENICE, 1604
Author:
Porcacchi, Tomaso
Call Number:
F 910n P
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Spanish
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• Ensayo cronologico, para la historia general de la Florida. Contiene los descubrimientos, y principales sucesos, acaecidos en este Gran Reino, à los Españoles, Franceses, Suecos, Dinamarqueses, Ingleses, y otras Naciones, entre sì, y con los Indios: cuias Costumbres, Genios, Idolatria, Govierno, Batallas, y Astucias, se refieren: y los Viages de algunos Capitanes, y Pilotos, por el Mar de el Norte, à buscar Paso à Oriente, o union de aquella tierra, con Asia. Desde el año de 1512. que Descubriò la Florida, Juan Ponce de Leon, hasta el de 1722. Escrito por don Gabriel de Cardenas Z Cano dedicado El Principe Nuestro Señor.
Translation:
Chronological essay on the general history of Florida. Contains the discoveries and principal events that came to pass in this Vast Kingdom, touching the Spanish, French, Swedish, Danish, English, and other Nations, as between themselves and with the Indians: whose Customs, Characteristics, Idolatry, Governments, Warfare, and Strategies are described: and the voyages of some Captains, and Pilots through the Northern Sea to search for a passage to the Orient, or the Union of that Land with Asia. From the year of 1512, in which Juan Ponce de Leon discovered Florida, to the year 1722. Written by Don Gabriel de Cardenas z Cano. Dedicated to Our Gentlemen the Prince.
Author:
Cardenas Z. Cano, Gabriel de.
Call Number:
F 975.9 G
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• Historia General de los hechos de los Castellanos en las islas, y tierra firme del Mar Oceano. Escrita por Antonio de Herrera, coronista Mayor de su Magestad de las Indias, y su coronista de Castilla.
Translation:
General history of the facts of the Castilians in the Islands, Mainland, the Sea, and the Ocean. Written by Antonio of Herrera, Greater coronista for Your Majesty of the Indians, and its coronista of Castile.
Author:
Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de, 1559 - 1625.
Call Number:
FLA 973.1 H565h 1601 V. 1 - 8
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• La Florida del Inca. Historia del Adelantado, Hernando de Soto, Governador, y Capitan General del Reino de la Florida y de otros heroicos caballeros, españoles, e indios. Escrita por el Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Capitan de su Magestad, Natural de la Gran Ciudad de Cozco. Cabeça de los Reinos, Y Provincias del Peru. Dirigida a los Reina Nuestra Señora. van enmendadas en esta impresion, muchas erratas de la primera: Y añadida Copiosa Tabla de las Cosas Notables. Y el Ensaio Cronologico, que contiene, las sucedidas, hasta en el ano de 1722.
Translation:
Florida of the Inca. History of the Advanced one, Hernando de Soto, Governor, and Commander in chief of the Kingdom of Florida and other heroic horsemen, Spaniards, and Indians. Written by Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Captain of His Majesty, Natural of the Great City of Cozco. Head of the Kingdoms, and Provinces of Peru. Directed to Our Lady's Reign. They go amended in this impression, many previous errors: And added Abundant Table of the Remarkable Things. Chronological essay that contains events that occurred prior to the year 1722.
Author:
Vega, Garcilaso de la, 1539-1616.
Call Number:
F 975.901 G2164f 1721
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