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Digital Image File Name: 
56433
Source Call Number: 
STC 26123
Source Creator: 
Zárate, Agustin de, b. 1514.
Source Title: 
[Historia del descubrimiento y conquista del Peru. English] The discouerie and conquest of the prouinces of Peru, and the nauigation in the South Sea, along that coast. And also of the ritche mines of Potosi.
Source Created or Published: 
Febru 6. 1581
Physical Description: 
A1r: title page
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Zárate, Agustin de, b. 1514.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Historia del descubrimiento y conquista del Peru. English
Title (Hamnet): 
The discouerie and conquest of the prouinces of Peru, and the nauigation in the South Sea, along that coast. And also of the ritche mines of Potosi.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Imprinted at London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
By [John Charlewood, William How, and John Kingston for] Richard Ihones,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
Febru 6. 1581.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[8], 88, [4] leaves : ill. (woodcuts) ; 4⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Peru -- History -- Conquest, 1522-1548 -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Nicholas, Thomas, b. ca. 1532.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
With an additional title page: The strange and delectable history of the discouerie and conquest of the prouinces of Peru, in the South Sea. .. Written in foure bookes, by Augustine Sarate .. Translated out of the Spanish tongue, by T. Nicholas. ..
Notes (Hamnet): 
A translation, omitting books 5-7, of: Historia del descubrimiento y conquista del Peru.
Notes (Hamnet): 
"Charlewood app[arently]. pr[inted]. quires A, T-X; How [par.], B-N, R-S, Aa; Kingston O-Q, Y-Z"--STC.
Notes (Hamnet): 
"The discouery of the ritche mynes of Potosi, & how captaine Carauajall toke it into his power", at end of text.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: A⁴ [par.]⁴ B-2A⁴.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Entered 13 January [1581]
Notes (Hamnet): 
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 1992-1993. New World of Wonders (catalog entry 24) DFo
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 26123
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S111812
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
HH224/7. MS. markings. Print show-through. Sig.A wormed, affecting woodcuts. Contemporary limp vellum binding, wormed, with overlapping fore-edges. Provenance: Willoughby family library; Christie's sale of the Wollaton Hall library, 15-18 June 1925; collated at Quaritch, 22 June 1925; Harmsworth copy
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 26123