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Map of Tenochtitlan

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Map of Tenochtitlan
Cortés, Hernán (485-1547) (Author)

Praeclara Ferdinãdi. Cortesii de Noua maris Oceani Hyspania Narratio ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1524
Place: [Norimberga]
Publisher: Impressa Per Fridericum Peypus, Arthimesius
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1524 (Cortés, H. Praeclara Ferdinãdi. Cortesii de Noua maris Oceani Hyspania Narratio)
Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540
Content: Translator's dedication to Clement VII dated: Ex Norimberga Quarto Idus Febru. Anno Domini Millesimo Quingentesimo Vigesimo Quarto.
Content: With colophon and printer's mark on f. xlixa.
Content: "De rebus et Insulis nouiter Repertis a Sereniss. Carolo Imperatore, Et Variis earum gentium moribus," by Pietro Martire d'Anghiera, xii f. at end.
Ownership: Lenox. Copy 1-2.
Content: Copy 1: Bound by Hayday in brown morocco, gilt.
Content: Copy 1: Folio viii wrongly numbered xi.
Content: Copy 1: With this is bound Copy 2 of his: Tertia FerdinãdiCortesii Sac. Caesar. et Cath. Maiesta. In Nova Maris Oceani Hyspania Generalis præfecti ̃pclara Narratio. [Norimberga, 1524]
Content: Copy 2: Bound by Hering in olive green morocco, gilt.
Content: Copy 2: Imperfect: plate wanting, supplied in facsimile (without facsimile of the printed legends)
Content: Copy 2: Map of America and another plan of the city of Mexico laid in.
Content: Copy 2: With portrait of Clement VII on verso of prelim. leaf 4.
Content: Signatures: a⁴, AG⁶, H⁸, aa-bb⁶. sig. a₄ (verso) and H₈ blank.
Content: The folded plate is a woodcut plan of the city of Mexico and chart of the Gulf (this copy with the two printed legends).
Content: Title within sixteen ornamental border pieces. Imperial arms on verso of t.-p.
Content: Translation of Cortés' second letter, "Carta de relaciõ," which is dated Oct. 30, 1520.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 11392514
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14396310
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3001eb00-c605-012f-9f9d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1524: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Tenochtitlan" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1524. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/86436d7e-d8e8-2db4-e040-e00a18060199

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Tenochtitlan" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/86436d7e-d8e8-2db4-e040-e00a18060199

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1524). Map of Tenochtitlan Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/86436d7e-d8e8-2db4-e040-e00a18060199

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Map of Tenochtitlan