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Casparis Barlæi

Collection Data

Baerle, Caspar van, 1584-1648 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1647
Place: Amstelodami
Publisher: ex typographeio I. Blaev
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+++ 1647 (Baerle, K. van. Casparis Barlæi)
Johan Maurits, Prince of Nassau-Siegen, 1604-1679
Brazil -- History -- Dutch Conquest, 1624-1654
Brazil -- Description and travel
Chile -- History -- 1565-1810
Chile -- Description and travel
Tapuya Indians
Mapuche Indians
Mapuche language
Citation/reference: Sabin 3408; JCB, 1919, II, 350; Rodrigues 334
Content: Illus. half-title, engr. (Res Brasiliæ imperante illvstmo. comite) with the prince's arms and those of Brazil
Bibliography: This edition is rare, "most of the copies having been consumed by a fire, which destroyed the warehouses of Bleau [sic], the publisher."--Sabin, Bibl. amer., v. 1, p. 450; "Vocabula chilensia": p. 283-289.
Content: Title vignette: printer's mark (Bibliotheca Belgica, ser. 2, t. 18. Amsterdam: Blaeu 7).
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.
Numbering: The map of Chili (with imprint: Amstelodami Guiljelmus Blaeuw excudit) is not included in the numbering of the plates.
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.
Content: Copy 1: Plates 1-4, 33, unnumbered, pl. 8-9, 26, 38-40, 48, 50, 52-53 numbered in ms; ownership: Lenox
Content: Copy 2: The second plate is without figure on the scaffolding; plates 1-4, 55, unnumbered;imperfect: stubbed throughout, water-stained; bound in comtemporary vellum, gilt stamped; with stamp: Le Mis de Courtanvaux; ownership: 10068
Content: Copy 3: The second plate is without the figure on the scaffolding; plates 1-4, 50 unnumbered; imperfect: stubbed throughout; bound in contemporary vellum, gilt stamped; ownership: Astor
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p.l., 340, [8] p. incl. diagr., port. 55 [i.e. 56] pl. (incl maps, plans) 45 cm.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14293996
Library of Congress Control Number: 02016513
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf385650-c61a-012f-6b26-58d385a7bc34
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