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John Carter Brown Library - French Collection

The French literature collection of the John Carter Brown Library is of particular interest to those interested in political, social, and intellectual history and in the literature of travel. In addition to accounts by writers such as Cartier, Champlain, Thevet, Hennepin, and Tonti, the collection is strong in translations of French works in other languages. Semi-legendary and imaginary voyages hold particular interest. The library also holds a substantial collection of laws, decrees, and procla...



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by Thévenot, Melchisédec, 1620-1692; Giovanni, da Lucca, active 1640; Lamberti, Arcangelo; Jenkinson, Anthony, 1529-1611; Della Valle, Pietro, 1586-1652; Roe, Thomas, Sir, 1581?-1644; Terry, Edward, 1590-1660; Komnēnos, Monachos, active 15th century; Methold, William, 1590-1653; Schouten, Willem Corneliszoon, -1625; Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrandsz., 1587-approximately 1647; Greaves, John, 1602-1652; Beaulieu, Augustin de, 1589-1637; Boym, Michel, 1612-1659; Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616; Purchas, Samuel, 1577?-1626
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(Part 1, from contents, pt. 1, p. [12], 1st count): Relation des Cosaques, avec la Vie de Kmielniski tirée d'un manuscrit -- Relation des Tartares du Crim, des Nogais, des Circasses, & des Abasses, / par Iean de Lucca; traduite d'un manuscrit italien, auec quelques notes d'un gentil-homme polonois qui a esté long-temps esclave dans le pays -- Relation de la Colchide, ou Mengrelie, / [by Arcangelo Lamberti] traduite de l'Italien -- Informatione della Georgia / di Pietro della Valle; tirée...
Topics: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, Jesuits, Voyages and travels, Imprint 1664
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859; Bonpland, Aimé, 1773-1858; Bates, John Douglas. fmo RIBRL
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(From volumes) Volume 1: Analyse raisonnée de l'atlas de la Nouvelle-Espagne [Geographique]; Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 1, chap. I-VI) -- v. 2. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 2, chap. VII-VIII) -- t. 3. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. IX-XI) -- t. 4. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. XI [suite]-book 5, chap. XII) -- t. 5. Essai politique sur le royaume de la...
Topics: Mines and mineral resources, Scientific expeditions, Imprint 1811
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566; Llorente, Juan Antonio, 1756-1823
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Signatures: v. 1, pi²(-pi²) 1-31⁸ 32⁴; v. 2, pi²(-pi2) 1-33⁸ 34⁴(34-4) (34-3 verso blank)
Topics: Indians, Treatment of, Slavery
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Chevreau, Urbain, 1613-1701; Hibert, J.C. fmo RPJCB; Durand, M. fmo RPJCB
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(From t.p.) Vol. 1: Des premiers hommes -- Des rois d'Assyrie, des rois des medes, & des rois de Perse -- De la monarchie des Grecs -- Des rois de Macedoine, des roys [sic] de Syrie, & des rois d'Egypte -- v. 2: De la monarchie des Romains, de la fondation de Rome, de ses rois & de ses empereurs -- La suite des empereurs romains jusqu'à la mort de Constantin -- v. 3: Des empereurs d'Occident. Ce que s'est passé de plus remarquable sous les empereurs d'Occident -- Des Arabs, de...
Topics: World history, Imprint 1689
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859; Bonpland, Aimé, 1773-1858; Bates, John Douglas. fmo RIBRL
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(From volumes) Volume 1: Analyse raisonnée de l'atlas de la Nouvelle-Espagne [Geographique]; Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 1, chap. I-VI) -- v. 2. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 2, chap. VII-VIII) -- t. 3. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. IX-XI) -- t. 4. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. XI [suite]-book 5, chap. XII) -- t. 5. Essai politique sur le royaume de la...
Topics: Mines and mineral resources, Scientific expeditions, Imprint 1811
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859; Bonpland, Aimé, 1773-1858; Bates, John Douglas. fmo RIBRL
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(From volumes) Volume 1: Analyse raisonnée de l'atlas de la Nouvelle-Espagne [Geographique]; Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 1, chap. I-VI) -- v. 2. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 2, chap. VII-VIII) -- t. 3. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. IX-XI) -- t. 4. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. XI [suite]-book 5, chap. XII) -- t. 5. Essai politique sur le royaume de la...
Topics: Mines and mineral resources, Scientific expeditions, Imprint 1811
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Palafox y Mendoza, Juan de, 1600-1659
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Extracted and translated from: Croníca moralizada
Topics: Catholic Church, Tatars -- Social life and customs, China -- History -- Tatar Conquest, 1643-1644,...
Verso of half-title page reads: Paris.--Imprimerie Panckoucke, rue des Poitevins, 14
Topics: Catalogs, Booksellers', Imprint 1841
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566; Llorente, Juan Antonio, 1756-1823
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Signatures: v. 1, pi²(-pi²) 1-31⁸ 32⁴; v. 2, pi²(-pi2) 1-33⁸ 34⁴(34-4) (34-3 verso blank)
Topics: Indians, Treatment of, Slavery
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859; Bonpland, Aimé, 1773-1858; Bates, John Douglas. fmo RIBRL
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(From volumes) Volume 1: Analyse raisonnée de l'atlas de la Nouvelle-Espagne [Geographique]; Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 1, chap. I-VI) -- v. 2. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 2, chap. VII-VIII) -- t. 3. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. IX-XI) -- t. 4. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. XI [suite]-book 5, chap. XII) -- t. 5. Essai politique sur le royaume de la...
Topics: Mines and mineral resources, Scientific expeditions, Imprint 1811
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Pradt, M. de (Dominique Georges Frédéric), 1759-1837
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Topic: Imprint 1824
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Thévenot, Melchisédec, 1620-1692; Giovanni, da Lucca, active 1640; Lamberti, Arcangelo; Jenkinson, Anthony, 1529-1611; Della Valle, Pietro, 1586-1652; Roe, Thomas, Sir, 1581?-1644; Terry, Edward, 1590-1660; Komnēnos, Monachos, active 15th century; Methold, William, 1590-1653; Schouten, Willem Corneliszoon, -1625; Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrandsz., 1587-approximately 1647; Greaves, John, 1602-1652; Beaulieu, Augustin de, 1589-1637; Boym, Michel, 1612-1659; Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616; Purchas, Samuel, 1577?-1626
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(Part 1, from contents, pt. 1, p. [12], 1st count): Relation des Cosaques, avec la Vie de Kmielniski tirée d'un manuscrit -- Relation des Tartares du Crim, des Nogais, des Circasses, & des Abasses, / par Iean de Lucca; traduite d'un manuscrit italien, auec quelques notes d'un gentil-homme polonois qui a esté long-temps esclave dans le pays -- Relation de la Colchide, ou Mengrelie, / [by Arcangelo Lamberti] traduite de l'Italien -- Informatione della Georgia / di Pietro della Valle; tirée...
Topics: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, Jesuits, Voyages and travels, Imprint 1664
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Gaguin, Robert, 1433-1501; Desrey, Pierre, d. 1520?
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Translation of: Compendium de origine et gestis Francorum, and first published in French as: Les grandes croniques, Paris, 1514
Topic: Imprint 1527
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859; Bonpland, Aimé, 1773-1858; Bates, John Douglas. fmo RIBRL
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(From volumes) Volume 1: Analyse raisonnée de l'atlas de la Nouvelle-Espagne [Geographique]; Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 1, chap. I-VI) -- v. 2. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 2, chap. VII-VIII) -- t. 3. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. IX-XI) -- t. 4. Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (book 4, chap. XI [suite]-book 5, chap. XII) -- t. 5. Essai politique sur le royaume de la...
Topics: Mines and mineral resources, Scientific expeditions, Imprint 1811
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661
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Signatures: pi² (pi1 + [dagger]-2[dagger]²) p-s²(-s2) t-2h²(-2h2) a-m²(-m2) n-o² 2o² 3o² 4o² 5o² 6o² 7o² 8o² ²a-²h² ã² ẽ² ĩ² A-Z² (z2 verso blank)
Topic: Early printed books
Privilege (p. [1] (6th count)) dated 1620
Topics: Geography, Medieval, Geography, Arab, Imprint 1619, Imprint 1620
(from title pages): v.1: Contenant tout ce qui s'est passé dans l'establissement des colonies françoises.--v.2: Contenant l'histoire naturelle.--v.3: Dans lequel il est traité du changement des proprietaires des Ant-Isles. De l'etablissement de la Compagnie royale des Indes occidentales: et de son gouvernement jusqu'à la guerre entre la France & l'Angleterre.--v.4: Dans lequel il est traité de tout ce qui s'est passé de plus considerable dans les Ant-Isles de l'Amerique, depuis le...
Topics: Compagnie des Indes occidentales, Natural history, Indians of the West Indies
Originally published: Paris, 1609
Topics: Villegaignon, Nicolas Durand de, 1510-1571?, Indians of North America
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Solís, Antonio de, 1610-1686; Broë, S. de, seigneur de Citry et de La Guette, active 17th century; Hoverland, Adriaan. fmo RIBRL
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Translation, by S. de Broë, of: Historia de la conquista de Mexico, first printed Madrid, 1684; first French translation first printed Paris, 1691
Topics: Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547, Catalogs, Booksellers', Imprint 1714
Translation of: Compendium de origine et gestis Francorum, and first published in French as: Les grandes croniques, Paris, 1514
Topic: Imprint 1516
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Caldas, Antonio Pereira de Sousa, 1762-1814; Stockler, Francisco de Borja Garção; Dias, Antonio de Souza
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t. 1. Psalmos de David vertidos em rhythmo portuguez,... com as notas e observações de ... Francisco de Borja Garção-Stockler, e dados á luz por Antonio de Souza Dias.--t. 2. Poesias sacras e profanas,... com as notas e additamentos de ... Francisco de Borja Garção-Stockler, dadas á luz ... [por] Antonio de Souza Dias
Topics: CPJCB, Imprint 1820, Imprint 1821
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, approximately 260-approximately 340
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Place of publication and date taken from colophon: Absolutu[m] est in alma Parisioru[m] Academia hoc ... Chronicon ... per Henricum Stephanu[m] ... eiusde[m] [et] Iodoci Badij in hoc opere sociorum paruis expensis Anno ab incarnatione domini cuncta gubernantis millesimo quingentesimo duodecimo. Idibus vero Iunij
Topic: Chronology, Historical
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592
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Originally published: Bordeaux, 1580
Topic: Imprint 1595
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Lescarbot, Marc
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Dedication (p. [6]) signed: Marc Lescarbot
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by Dufour, Philippe Sylvestre, 1622-1687; Naironus, Antonius Faustus, 1628-1711? De saluberrima potione cahue seu cafe nuncupata discursus. French; Rhodes, Alexandre de, 1591-1660. Divers voyages et missions; Nieuhof, Johannes, 1618-1672. Gesandshap der Nederlandische Oost-Indische Compagnie. French; Colmenero de Ledesma, Antonio. Curioso tratado de la naturaleza y calidad del chocolate. French; Marradon, Bartolomeo. Curioso tratado de la naturaleza, los daños y provechos que el tempo y experiencia an descubierto de sus effectos, y del chocolate, y otras bevila, que en estos tempo se usan. French; Cunha da Silveira. RIBRL, former owner
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This work is an enlarged edition of: De l'vsage du caphé, du thé et du chocolate, first printed Lyon, 1671
Topics: Coffee, Chocolate, Chocolate drinks, Tea, Imprint 1685
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230; Ciruelo, Pedro, approximately 1470-approximately 1560; Ailly, Pierre d', 1350-1420?; Bromsen, Maury A. fmo RPJCB; Parreño, Alberto. fmo RPJCB
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Previous ed. published under title: Vberrimum Sphere mundi comme[n]tum, intersertis etia[m] questionibus Petri de Aliaco, nuper magna cu[m] dilige[n]tia castigatu[m]. [Parisius : Impensis I. Petit, 1508]. That ed. in turn was reprinted from an earlier ed. with similar title, published by Guy Marchant for Jean Petit, Paris, in 1498. Cf. Essays honoring L.C. Wroth, p. 139-141; BN, v. 78, columns 454-456; and NUC pre-1956 NS 0014983-0014984
Topics: Astronomy, Imprint 1515
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Amato, Lusitano, 1511-1568; Constantin, Robert, -1605; Dalechamps, Jacques, 1513-1588; Fuchs, Leonhart, 1501-1566
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Colophon reads: Lugduni, excudebat vidua Balthazaris Arnolleti
Topics: Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos, Materia medica, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable,...
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Estienne, Charles, 1504-approximately 1564; Morel, Fédéric, approximately 1552-1630
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For earlier editions see NUC pre-1956, v. 162, p. 593-594
Topic: Classical dictionaries
Barbier, A.A. Ouvrages anonymes
Topic: Imprint 1719
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Pablo de Santa Maria, Bishop of Burgos, approximately 1351-1435; Richenbach, Johannes, -1486; Brown, Sophia Augusta, 1825-1909. fmo RPJCB; Heilbronn (Germany). Karmeliterkloster. fmo RPJCB
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Title from incipit, leaf [a]1r; imprint from Schorbach
Topics: Bible, Imprint 1470
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Navarrete, Martín Fernández de, 1765-1844; Columbus, Christopher; Chalumeau de Verneuil, F. T. A; La Roquette, M. de (Jean Bernard Marie Alexandre Dezos), 1784-1868; Rémusat, Abel, 1788-1832; Balbi, Adriano, 1782-1848; Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Jomard, M. (Edme-François), 1777-1862; Labouderie, abbé (Jean de), 1776-1849; Letronne, M. (Antoine-Jean), 1787-1848; Walckenaer, C. A. (Charles Athanase), 1771-1852; Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566; Alvarez Chanca, Diego; Méndez, Diego, 1499-1544
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Translation and revision of: Relaciones, cartas, y otros documentos, concernientes á los cuatro viages que hizo el almirante D. Cristobal Colon, para el descubrimiento de la Indias occidentales, printed in 2 volumes, Madrid, 1825
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Catalogs, Booksellers', Imprint 1828
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Reginaldetus, Petrus, active 15th century; Totani, Gulielmus; Zumárraga, Juan de, 1468-1548. RIBRL, former owner
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Author identified as "Petru[s] Reginaldeti sacr[a]e theologi[a]e professorem ordinis[que] Fratrem Minorum" in colophon
Topics: Eschatology, Theology, Doctrinal, Imprint 1492
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by unknown; Courbé, Augustin; Morisot, Claude-Barthélemy, 1592-1661; Moreau, Pierre, active 1651-1652; Cauche, François, 1616?- Relation du voyage que François Cauche de Rouen a fait à Madagascar, isles adjacentes, & coste d'Afrique; Baro, Roulox. Relação da viagem de Roulox Baro. French; Moreau, Pierre, active 1651-1652. Histoire des derniers troubles du Bresil entre les Hollandois et les Portugais; Lambert, César. Relation du Sieur Caesar Lambert de Marseille, de ce qu'il a veu de plus remarquables au Caire, Alexandrie & autres villes d'Aegypte és années 1627. 1628. 1629. & 1632; Albert, Jacques, active 17th century. Estat de l'Aegypte, et des gouvernemens qui en dependent; Seguezzi, Santo. Estat des revenvs d'Aegypte; Compagnie des Indes occidentales
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"This collection is due to Augustin Courbé .. who caused it to be edited by M. Morisot, after some material which he had received in part from the celebrated brothers Dupuy to whom the work is dedicated."--Sabin, 50724
Topics: Natural history, Indians of South America, Imprint 1651
(from title pages): v.1: Contenant tout ce qui s'est passé dans l'establissement des colonies françoises.--v.2: Contenant l'histoire naturelle.--v.3: Dans lequel il est traité du changement des proprietaires des Ant-Isles. De l'etablissement de la Compagnie royale des Indes occidentales: et de son gouvernement jusqu'à la guerre entre la France & l'Angleterre.--v.4: Dans lequel il est traité de tout ce qui s'est passé de plus considerable dans les Ant-Isles de l'Amerique, depuis le...
Topics: Compagnie des Indes occidentales, Natural history, Indians of the West Indies
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: Edward D. Ingraham: armorial bookplate on front pastedown
Topic: Imprint 1836
Originally published as pt. 2 of: De natura Novi Orbis libri duo. Salamanca, 1588
Topics: Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Mexía, Pedro, 1496?-1552?
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Author's name given at end of preface, in a brief epigram in Latin, headed "Francus Leardus ad Latinum lectorem.", as: Petrum Mexiam (p.[9], 2nd line of epigram)
Signatures: a⁶ (-a6) A-2A⁸ 2B²
Topics: Tatars, Imprint 1670, Catholic Church -- Peru, Peru -- History -- To 1820
Originally published: Paris, 1609
Topics: Villegaignon, Nicolas Durand de, 1510-1571?, Indians of North America
The first book on the Hebrew language written by a resident of the American continent
Topics: Hebrew language, Hebrew language, Imprint 1676
Originally published under title: Voyage des isles Ameriques qui font partie des Indes occidentales. Le Mans, 1651
Topic: Carmelites
Le mercure françois is preceded by Chronologie septenaire de l'histoire de la paix entre les roys de France et d'Espagne / by Pierre Victor Palma Cayet, printed in Paris, 1605, which was followed by Chronologie septenaire de l'histoire de la paix entre les roys de France et d'Espagne / by Pierre Victor Palma Cayet, printed in Paris, 1607, and which was further followed by Chronologie septenaire de l'histoire de la paix entre les roys de France et d'Espagne / by Pierre Victor, printed in Paris,...
Topics: Imprint 1611, Imprint 1648
Originally published: Paris, 1570
Topic: Geography
Engraved title-page on double plates. Added engraved t.p. reads: La geographie universelle qui fait voir l'estat present de 4 parties du monde, c'est à dire, les religions, les coutumes et les richesses des peuples: les forces et les gouvernemens des estats: ce qui est de plus beau et de plus rare dans chaque region; et autres particularités pour sçauoir l'histoire et l'interest des princes .
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1676
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Santarém, Manuel Francisco de Barros e Sousa, Visconde de, 1791-1856; Santarém, Manuel Francisco de Barros e Sousa, Visconde de, 1791-1856. Atlas composé de mappemondes, de portulans et de cartes hydrographiques et historiques, depuis le VIe jusqu'au XVIIe siècle; Osorio, M. fmo RPJCB
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Topics: CPJCB, Early maps, Cartography, Imprint 1849, Imprint 1852
Attributed to J.B.A. Malisset by the Bibliothèque national de France online catalogue
Topics: Commerce, Commercial geography, Slave trade, Tariff, Imprint 1785
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Dampier, William, 1652-1715; Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742; Hacke, William; Dampier, William, 1652-1715. Voyage from Achin in Sumatra, to Tonquin, and other places in the East Indies. French; Dampier, William, 1652-1715. Voyages to the Bay of Campeachy. French; Dampier, William, 1652-1715. Discourse of the trade-winds, breezes, storms, seasons of the year, tides and currents of the torrid zone throughout the world. French; Wafer, Lionel, 1660?-1705? New voyage and description of the Isthmus of America. French; Wood, John, Captain. Voyage thro' the Streights of Magellan. French; Sharpe, Bartholomew, active 1679-1682. Journal of his expedition. French; Cowley, William Ambrosia. Voyage round the globe. French; Robert, A., 17th cent. Voyage to the Levant. French
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A collected issue, with additions, of William Dampier's voyages, first printed in English in four separate volumes, London, 1697 to 1709, and first printed in four separate volumes in French, Amsterdam by Paul Marret, 1698-1705
Topics: Winds, Tides, Ocean currents, Buccaneers, Voyages and travels, Voyages around the world, Natural...
This is the same setting of type as the edition issued by Sonnius in 1568 and reissued with the Sonnius imprint in 1569. "Acheué d'imprimer le 19. de Septembre, 1568" (1st leaf, verso)
"Thesavri et armamentarii medico-chymici appendix philiosophico-poëtica, videlicet; Testamentvm Hadrianevm. Qvo svam de avreo philosophorum lapide sententiam, adeóque vltimae voluntatis suae dispositionem, sapientiae & doctrinae filiis reuelat author", p. [469]-490, has divisional title page, and is a long poem on the philosopher's stone
Topics: Botany, Medical, Medicinal plants, Materia medica, Vegetable, Tobacco, Quinine, Guaiac, Sassafras,...
Added t.-p., engr.: Histoire des Yncas, roys dv Perv. .
Topics: Incas, Indians of South America, Imprint 1633
Translation of: Historia natural y moral de las Indias
Topics: Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Natural history
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
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Based on Den koophandel van Amsterdam, by Jacques Le Moine de L'Espine (1694)
Topics: Foreign exchange, Imprint 1723
First published Paris, 1613
Topics: World history, Geography, Orders of knighthood and chivalry, Monasticism and religious orders
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Mexía, Pedro, 1496?-1552?; Gruget, Claude, d. 1560?
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Translation, by Claude Gruget, of: Silva de varia leción. Ultimamente agora emendada, y añadida la quarta parte della por el autor. Antwerp, 1554 (parts 1-4)
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo, 1478-1557
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Topics: Indians of the West Indies, Indians of Central America, Natural history -- West Indies, Natural...
(from title pages): v.1: Contenant tout ce qui s'est passé dans l'establissement des colonies françoises.--v.2: Contenant l'histoire naturelle.--v.3: Dans lequel il est traité du changement des proprietaires des Ant-Isles. De l'etablissement de la Compagnie royale des Indes occidentales: et de son gouvernement jusqu'à la guerre entre la France & l'Angleterre.--v.4: Dans lequel il est traité de tout ce qui s'est passé de plus considerable dans les Ant-Isles de l'Amerique, depuis le...
Topics: Compagnie des Indes occidentales, Natural history, Indians of the West Indies
Barbier, A.A. Ouvrages anonymes
Topic: Imprint 1719
Translation of: Historia natural y moral de las Indias, and 1st published in French, Paris, 1598
Topics: Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Natural history
Signatures: ã⁴ ẽ⁴ A-2G⁴
Topics: Botany, Botany, Botany
First printed in Paris, 1686
Topics: Tea, Coffee, Chocolate, Cacao, Chocolate drinks, Drinking vessels, Medicine, Imprint 1687
There are several known variants of this work with different combinations of dedication heading and punctuation on page 52, line 10. In the heading of the dedication on leaf ã2 are the words "Conseiller du Roy en tous ses Conseils, ..." or the words "Conseiller du Roy en son Conseil Royal, ...". Page 52, line 10 is punctuated at the end with either a comma or a colon
Topics: Indians of North America, Natural history, Imprint 1664
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by Guthrie, William, 1708-1770; Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Le Français de, 1732-1807; Mentelle, E. (Edme), 1730-1815; Mentelle, C; Pagès, François, 1745-1802; Ricasoli-Firidolfi. fmo RIBRL
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An abridged translation of: A new system of modern geography first printed London, 1770
Topic: Geography
In Catalan
Topic: Jesuits
A translation of Histoire des plantes de l'Europe et des plus usitées ... 1st pub. Lyon, 1670 by Claude Prost and later by Jean Baptiste Deville
Topics: Botany, Medicinal plants, Imprint 1718
(From text) Christophe Colomb -- Découvertes de Vasco da Gama -- Histoire de la découverte et de la conquéte du Méxique, par Fernand Cortez -- v. 2: Suite de la découverte et conquéte du Méxique -- v. 3: Histoire de la découverte et de la conquéte du Pérou, par François Pizarre -- Découverte de la Floride par plusieurs avanturiers, & particuliérement par Ferdinand de Soto, en 1539 -- Découvertes de Ferdinand Magalhaens -- Abrégé de la vie, des expéditions, & des...
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Gama, Vasco da, 1469-1524, Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547, Pizarro, Francisco,...
Engraved title-page on double plates. Added engraved t.p. reads: La geographie universelle qui fait voir l'estat present de 4 parties du monde, c'est à dire, les religions, les coutumes et les richesses des peuples: les forces et les gouvernemens des estats: ce qui est de plus beau et de plus rare dans chaque region; et autres particularités pour sçauoir l'histoire et l'interest des princes .
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1676
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by Sagra, Ramón de la, 1798-1871; Berthelot, Sabin, 1794-1880; Murphy, H. B. R. fmo RIBRL
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(From title pages) Vol. 1: Introduction, géographique, climat et population -- Vol. 2: Agriculture, commerce, revenus et appendice
Topics: Natural history, Physical geography, Imprint 1842, Imprint 1843
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Topics: Catholic Church, Eschatology, Death, Imprint 1519
Translation of: Historia natural y moral de las Indias, and 1st published in French, Paris, 1598
Topics: Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Natural history
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by Dampier, William, 1652-1715; Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742; Hacke, William; Dampier, William, 1652-1715. Voyage from Achin in Sumatra, to Tonquin, and other places in the East Indies. French; Dampier, William, 1652-1715. Voyages to the Bay of Campeachy. French; Dampier, William, 1652-1715. Discourse of the trade-winds, breezes, storms, seasons of the year, tides and currents of the torrid zone throughout the world. French; Wafer, Lionel, 1660?-1705? New voyage and description of the Isthmus of America. French; Wood, John, Captain. Voyage thro' the Streights of Magellan. French; Sharpe, Bartholomew, active 1679-1682. Journal of his expedition. French; Cowley, William Ambrosia. Voyage round the globe. French; Robert, A., 17th cent. Voyage to the Levant. French
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A collected issue, with additions, of William Dampier's voyages, first printed in English in four separate volumes, London, 1697 to 1709, and first printed in four separate volumes in French, Amsterdam by Paul Marret, 1698-1705
Topics: Winds, Tides, Ocean currents, Buccaneers, Voyages and travels, Voyages around the world, Natural...
Inlcudes discussions of bezoar stones, ambergris, quinine, tobacco, and snakeroot
Topics: Medicine, Popular, Diseases, Therapeutics, Bezoars, Ambergris, Quinine, Tobacco, Virginia...
First published Paris, 1611, with first part "Voyage de François Pyrard, de Laval" with title: "Discovrs dv voyages des François avx Indes orientales", followed by "Traité et description des animavx, arbres & fruicts des Indes Orientales". This 1619 edition is exponentially expanded from the 1611 edition, and text, for the most part, does not follow 1611 edition. The "Seconde partie du voyage de François Pyrard depuis l'arriuee à Goa iusques à son...
Topics: Natural history, Natural history, Indians of South America, Coconut, Sinhalese language, Imprint...
Abridged translation of: The English-American his travail by sea and land, or, A nevv survey of the VVest-India's, first printed London, 1648, omitting among other material the rules for learning the Pokonchi language
Topics: Missions, Chocolate, Chocolate drinks, Cocoa, Mayas, Indians of Central America, Imprint 1838
Signatures: ã⁴ ²?a⁴ A-2N⁴; pi1 A-2C⁴ 2D²
Topics: Naval architecture, Shipbuilding, Imprint 1677
Vols. 1-7, translation by l'abbé Prévost with some omissions and variations of: A new general collection of voyages and travels. London : T. Astley, 1745-1747. The remaining volumes were compiled by Prévost and others, vol. 16 being an index to the 1st 15 volumes
Topics: Voyages and travels, Imprint 1746, Imprint 1789