An account of the first voyages and discoveries made by the Spaniards in America : containing the most exact relation hitherto publish'd of their unparallel'd cruelties on the Indians, in the destruction of above forty millions of people : with the propositions offer'd to the King of Spain to prevent the further ruin of the West-Indies / by Don Bartholomew de las Casas ... ; illustrated with cuts ; to which is added The art of travelling ...

Author
Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566 [Browse]
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Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Printed by J. Darby for D. Brown ... J. Harris ... and Andr. Bell ..., MDCXCIX [1699].
Description
[8], 248, 40 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. (woodcuts) ; 19 cm. (8vo)

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Notes
  • A translation from the French, apparently from the Relation des voyages et des découvertes que les Espagnols ont fait dans les Indes Occidentales...Amsterdam, 1698. The English work, following the French, contains abridged translations of the following tracts of Las Casas: Breuissima relacion de la destruycion de las Indias (p. 1-104); Lo que se sigue es un pedaco de vna carta (p. 104-114); Entre los remedios (p. 114-138); Aqui se contiene treynta proposiciones (p. 138-149); Aqui se contiene vna disputa, o controuersia (p. 150-160); Este es vn tratado...sobre la materia de los yndios (p. 160-184); Entre los remedios [apparently another version] 8 p. 184-248).
  • "The art of travelling to advantage": 40 p. at end.
Binding note
ExKa copy in red goatskin binding signed: Rowfant Bindery.
Provenance
ExKa copy has bookplates of Marshall C. Lefferts and Grenville Kane.
References
  • ESTC R21602
  • Wing (2nd ed.), C797
Place name(s)
Great Britain England London.
Other title(s)
Art de voyager utilement. English
LCCN
01020194
OCLC
19374907
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