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Piratas de la America
Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier) (Author)

Piratas de la America

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1681
Place: Impresso en Colonia Agrippina
Publisher: en casa de L. Struickman
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB 1681 (Exquemelin, A. O. Piratas de la America)
West Indies -- Description and travel
Morgan, Henry, Sir, 1635?-1688
Content: First edition of the Spanish translation, made from the original Dutch edition of 1678 (q.v.) This Spanish versionis the source of the English translation first printed in 1684 (q.v.) and of the French translation first printed in1686 (q.v.) The authors of these translations at second-hand were unfamiliar with the Dutch original and made rather free use of the Spanish version, "incorporating into their respective versions considerable additional matter, chiefly to bring into prominence the special merits of their compatriots, e.g. the French version embodying many exploits of the French filibusters not referred to by the Dutch author, while the English editionmakes Morgan the principal hero of the sotry."--H. Powell,introd. to ed. of 1894.
Content: Last leaf wanting.
Content: Title in red and black; on verso of t.-p., the arms of Pardiñas Villar de Francos; engr. illus. (p. 20) Leaf 20, leaf between p. 222 and 223 and last leaf blank.
Citation/reference: JCB, II, 467
Citation/reference: Medina BHA 1714
Content: "Descripcion de las islas del mar Athlantico y de America.Por el capitan d. Miguel de Barrios", in verse: p. i-xvi.
Ownership: No acc.
Citation/reference: Sabin 23471
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14308446
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 709eb520-c617-012f-95d2-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1681: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Piratas de la America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1681. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c8f08a4-0d9f-91a6-e040-e00a18060422

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Piratas de la America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c8f08a4-0d9f-91a6-e040-e00a18060422

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1681). Piratas de la America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c8f08a4-0d9f-91a6-e040-e00a18060422

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Piratas de la America