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How Indians treat their sick
Bry, Johann Theodor de (1561-1623?) (Author)
Gottfried, Johann Ludwig (17th cent.) (Author)
Merian, Matthaeus (1593-1650 ) (Publisher)

Newe welt vnd americanische historien. Jnhaltende Warhafftige vnd vollkommene beschreibungen aller west-jndianischen landschafften

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1655
Place: Franckfurt
Publisher: Bey denen Merianischen Erben
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1655 (Gottfried, J. L. Newe welt vnd americanische historien) Copy 1
America -- Discovery and exploration
Voyages and travels
Health care
Content: Added t.-p., engraved, with title: "Historia antipodum oder Newe Welt ..."
Citation/reference: JCB, 1919, II, 443 (cop. 2)
Citation/reference: Sabin 50
Content: An abridgement of pt. I-XII of de Bry's German edition of the "Grand voyages," to which is added a duplicate of the text of pt. XIV. The present second edition contains in addition to the voyages published in the first those of Johann Müncken, 1619-1620 and of H. Brawer and E. Herckemann, 1642-1643. cf. Brit. mus. Catalogue. First published in 1631.
Content: Authorship erroneously ascribed to J. P. Abelin. cf. F. Gallati, "Der königlich schwedische in Teutschland geführte Krieg," Inaug.-diss., Zürich, 1902.
Content: Copy 1: Bound by Clyde in green morocco, gilt.
Content: Copy 1: With map ("Description de las Indias ocidentalis")and plate (with inset map of Cuba and reference numbers 1-20, and with printed caption "Abbildung, welcher gestalt die spanische silberflotta von dem holländischen general, Peter Peters Hayn, an der insul Cuba, in der Baya Matanca anno 1628, erobert worden" and explanation of reference numbers) laid in following p. 202 and 618.
Ownership: Lenox. Copy 1.
Citation/reference: JCB, II, 314-315
Statement of responsibility: jnsulen
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14375564
RLIN/OCLC: 6859108
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9b27640-c603-012f-be50-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1561: Creator Born
  • 1623: Creator Died
  • 1655: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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How Indians treat their sick