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Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.

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Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.
Linschoten, Jan Huygen van (1563-1611) (Author)

Iohn Hvighen van Linschoten. his Discours of Voyages into ye Easte & West Indies. Deuided into Foure Bookes.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1598
Place: Printed at London
Publisher: by Iohn Wolfe Printer to ye Honorable Cittie of London
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC+ 1598 (Linschoten, J. H. van. Iohn Hvighen van Linschoten)
Voyages and travels
East Indies
Content: "The description of America, and the seuerall partes thereof ..." p. 216-259 [i.e. 295]
Content: Books 2-4 have special title-pages.
Content: Maps and plates engraved by Robert Beckit, Renold Elstrackand William Rogers, general t.-p. and title vignette maps (books 2-3) by Rogers.
Content: Printer's initials and mark included in border of general t.-p.
Content: Several pages wrongly numbered (cf. Church)
Content: Text printed in double columns.
Content: Translated from the Dutch by W. Phillip, whose initials appear on the title-pages of books 2-4.
Content: Translation, but in different order, of his: Itinerario, Uoyage ofte Schipvaert, Amsterdam, 1596 (q.v.), including translation of the notes to book 1 by Berend ten Broecke, compiler of book 2.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14467380
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 42cd9fc0-c606-012f-1dfb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1563: Creator Born
  • 1598: Issued
  • 1611: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1598. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd69332-a60f-21ad-e040-e00a180650d4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd69332-a60f-21ad-e040-e00a180650d4

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1598). Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd69332-a60f-21ad-e040-e00a180650d4

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Moluccae Insulae Celeberrimae.