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Civitas Olinda.

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Civitas Olinda.
Baerle, Caspar van, 1584-1648 (Author)

Casparis Barlæi, Rervm per octennivm in Brasilia et alibi nuper gestarum, sub præfectura illustrissimi comitis I. Mavritii, Nassoviæ, &c. comitis, nunc Vesaliæ gubernatoris& equitatus fœderatorum Belgii Ordd. sub Avriaco ductoris, historia.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1647
Place Term: Amstelodami
Publisher: Ex typographeio I. Blaev
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Olinda (Brazil)
Content : "Casparis Barlæi Mavritivs redvx. Sive Gratvlatio ad excellentissimum & illustrissimum comitem I. Mavritivm, comitem Nassaviæ ... Cum ex orbe Americano in Europæum sospes appulisset," in verse, p. 334-340.

Ownership : 10068. Copy 2.

Content : Copy 3: Bound in contemporary vellum, gilt stamped.

Content : Copy 3: Imperfect: stubbed throughout.

Content : Copy 3: Plates 1-4, 50 unnumbered.

Content : Copy 3: The second plate is without the figure on the scaffolding.

Content : Illus. half-title, engr. (Res Brasiliæ imperante illvstmo.comite) with the prince's arms and those of Brazil.

Content : Portrait signed: Th. Matham fecit. Most of the plates signed: F. Post, and many dated 1645. In this copy the second plate has a figure on the scaffolding in the upper right-hand corner.

Content : The map of Chili (with imprint: Amstelodami Guiljelmus Blaeuw excudit) is not included in the numbering of the plates.

Content : Title vignette: printer's mark (Bibliotheca Belgica, ser. 2, t. 18. Amsterdam: Blaeu 7).

Ownership : Astor. Copy 3.

Ownership: Lenox. Copy 1.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14293996
UUID: bf9b2100-c61a-012f-d46d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1584: Creator Born
  • 1647: Issued
  • 1648: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Civitas Olinda." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1647. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9e792285-0665-84f7-e040-e00a18066a69

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Civitas Olinda." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9e792285-0665-84f7-e040-e00a18066a69

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1647). Civitas Olinda. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9e792285-0665-84f7-e040-e00a18066a69

Wikipedia Citation

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Civitas Olinda.