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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 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
Colophon reads: De l'Imprimerie de P.G Simon, 1776
Topics: Catholic Church, Vili (African people), Ethnology, Imprint 1776
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 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 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
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by Lescarbot, Marc
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Dedication (p. [6]) signed: Marc Lescarbot
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
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
(from title page) I. De la navigation -- II. Du commerce naval, & contrats maritimes -- III. De la jurisdiction de la marine
Topics: Maritime law, War, Maritime (International law)
Originally published: Paris, 1609
Topics: Villegaignon, Nicolas Durand de, 1510-1571?, Indians of North America
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Based on Den koophandel van Amsterdam, by Jacques Le Moine de L'Espine (1694)
Topics: Foreign exchange, Imprint 1723
Occasionally erroneously attributed to Vincent le Blanc, author of Les voyages fameux du Sieur Vincent le Blanc marseillois, first printed Paris, 1648
Topics: Voyages and travels, Geography, Utopias, Imprint 1664
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
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...
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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
First published Paris, 1613
Topics: World history, Geography, Orders of knighthood and chivalry, Monasticism and religious orders
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
Verso of half-title page reads: Paris.--Imprimerie Panckoucke, rue des Poitevins, 14
Topics: Catalogs, Booksellers', Imprint 1841
"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,...
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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...
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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...
Has also been attributed to Andrés Sáenz de la Peña
Topics: María de Jesus, madre, 1579-1637, Conceptionist Sisters, CSAIP
Imprimatur appears on p. [1-2], 3rd count
Topics: Hunting, Hunting, Veterinary medicine, Dogs, Imprint 1683
Contains reports from various Jesuits in the province of Paraguay and all over South America, particularly Brazil, from 1635 to July 1637; also includes obituaries, reports of miracles, and vitae of Jesuit missionaries; these have been sent to Diego de Beroa, provincial of the province of Paraguay, translated from the Spanish of the reporters by François Hamal, and delivered to Muzio Vitelleschi, who was Superior General of the Jesuit order from 1615-1645
Topics: Jesuits, Jesuits, Jesuits, Jesuits, Jesuits, Jesuits, Imprint 1642
Originally published: Paris, 1609
Topics: Villegaignon, Nicolas Durand de, 1510-1571?, Indians of North America
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by Catholic Church
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[204] p. : 24 cm. (4to)
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: Armorial bookplate of Peter Woulfe on front pastedown; Petrus Woulfe: ms. autograph on title page; Joshua Gilpin: ms. autograph on half-title page
Topic: Imprint 1750
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592
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Originally published: Bordeaux, 1580
Topic: Imprint 1595
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
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 Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788; Ferri de Saint-Constant, J. L. (Jean-L.), 1755-1830
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L'homme après la création, ou le développement des sens -- Principes de l'homme -- l'Ame comparée au corps -- Portrait de l'homme -- Force de l'homme -- L'homme comparé à l'animal -- Etat de pure nature -- Sauvages -- L'homme en société -- Abstinence de la chair -- Peinture de l'homme moral dans la jeunesse & dans le moyen âge -- Amour dans l'homme & dans les animaux -- Mariage -- Sources de la bonheur. Causes de malheur -- Mort -- Imagination -- Mémoire -- Rêves -- Modes --...
Topics: Natural history, Biology, Science, Ethnology, Anthropolgy, Imprint 1785
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
16 v. : 20 cm. (4to)
Topics: Jesuits -- Missions, Imprint 1753, Imprint 1757, Imprint 1767
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
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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 Solinus, C. Julius, active 3rd century?; Badius, Josse, 1462-1535
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Solinus' name at head of title
Topic: Geography, Ancient
(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
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
Colophon on p. [1], 3rd count, reads: Acabado de imprimir en Paris, en la emprenta de Adrian Tiffeno, a costa de la viuda de Guillemot, a 19. de enero de 1617
Topics: Magalhães, Fernão de, -1521, Nobility, Imprint 1617
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...
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
Extract of: L'histoire des plantes / Antoine Du Pinet including supplementary material by Geofroy Linocier, a book in 7 sections each with a separate title page
Topics: Robin, Jean, 1550-1629, Botany
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by Renneville, Constantin de, approximately 1650-1723; Commelin, Isaac, 1598-1676. Inleydinge tot de Oost-Indische voyagien. French
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Translation/adaption, by Constantin de Renneville, of Isaac Commelin's Begin ende voortgangh van de Vereenighde Nederlandtsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie. [Amsterdam : J. Janszoon, the younger, 1645]. The Recueil ... first published: Amsterdam : E. Roger, 1702-1707
Topics: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, Voyages and travels, Imprint 1725
The first book on the Hebrew language written by a resident of the American continent
Topics: Hebrew language, Hebrew language, Imprint 1676
John Carter Brown Library copy has p. 316 misnumbered 216 and p. 317 misnumbered 117
Topic: Imprint 1761
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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
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by France. Assemblée nationale législative (1791-1792)
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Martin & Walter. Révolution française
Topic: Imprint 1791
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Colophon reads: A Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale. Par les soins de Jean Anisson, directeur de ladite Imprimerie. M. DC. XCIII
Topics: Botany, Natural history, Imprint 1693
(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,...
Translated from the Latin of the Grynaeus edition, Novus Orbis. Basel, 1532 (cf. The Book of Ser Marco Polo / Henry Yule. New York, 1903, v. 1, p. 553)
Topic: Mongols
First printed in Paris, 1705
Topics: Medicinal plants, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Pharmacy, Medicine, Aloe, Guava,...
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
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
8 v. : 22 cm. (8vo)
Topics: Colonization -- History, Commerce -- History, East Indies, America -- Discovery and exploration,...
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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...
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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...
6 v. 18 cm. (12mo)
Topic: West Indies, French -- Description and travel
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
3 v. (v.1: xvj, 358, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates (2 folded); v.2: [4], 441, [1] p., [34] leaves of plates (1 folded); v.3: [4], 451, [7] p., [4] leaves of plates) : 17 cm. (12mo)
Topics: Natural history -- Louisiana, Indians of North America -- Mississippi River Valley, Louisiana --...
16 v. : 20 cm. (4to)
Topics: Jesuits -- Missions, Imprint 1753, Imprint 1757, Imprint 1767
John Carter Brown Library copy is bound in contemporary vellum
Topic: Ursulines
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy v. 1-7 of "Bibliographie instructive: ou Traité de la connoissance des livres rares et singuliers", Paris, 1763-1768: Augs. Henry Duke of Grafton: armorial bookplate on front pastedown on v. 1 and 2; the Supplement may have been owned by him, as well
Topic: Imprint 1769
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
by Restrepo, José Manuel, 1781-1863; Bromsen, Maury A. fmo RIBRL; Montt, Luis, 1848-1909. fmo RIBRL; American Antiquarian Society. fmo RIBRL
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Pagination of v. 1: 295, [1] p.; v. 2: 244, 247-255, [1] p.; v. 3: 294 p.; v. 4: 238, [2] p.; v. 5: 240 [i.e., 242] p.; v. 6: 227 [1] p.; v. 7: 198 p.; v. 8: 244 p.; v. 9: 236 p.; v. 10: 204, [4] p
Topics: Booksellers' catalogs, Imprint 1827
1 v. (with various pagings) : 24 cm. (in case 25 cm.) (4to)
Topic: Costume -- Europe
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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,...
(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
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
Translation, by Marc Eidous, of: A natural and civil history of California , first printed London, 1759. The original Spanish edition was printed under title "Noticia de la California" in Madrid in 1757
Topics: Jesuits, Jesuits, Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1767
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
First published with Vinet's Scholia : Paris, 1556
Topic: Astronomy
Inlcudes discussions of bezoar stones, ambergris, quinine, tobacco, and snakeroot
Topics: Medicine, Popular, Diseases, Therapeutics, Bezoars, Ambergris, Quinine, Tobacco, Virginia...
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by Grafigny, Mme de (Françoise d'Issembourg d'Happoncourt), 1695-1758; Deodati, G. L; La Marche-Courmont, Ignace Hugary de, 1728-1768. Lettres d'Aza ou d'un Peruvien. Selections; Gaucher, Charles-Etienne, 1741-1804; Lebarbier, Jean Jacques François, 1738-1826; Raye, M. fmo RIBRL
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Originally this novel was written in the form of 38 letters, mainly from the Inca princess Zilia to her lover Aza. The Inca princess Zilia is kidnapped by Spanish conquerors, captured by the French after a battle at sea, and taken to Europe. This edition consists of 41 letters, mainly from the Inca princess Zilia to her lover, Aza. Letters 39-41 are a translation of: Suite des Lettres d'une Peruvienne / Peine [i.e. Paris], 1747. This second group of letters originally published as a separate...
Topics: Grafigny, Mme de (Françoise d'Issembourg d'Happoncourt), 1695-1758, Peruvians, Indians of South...
John Carter Brown Library copy 1 has: E. Gibbon.: printed book slip ;Jn Carter Brown purchased at Lausanne. 28th June 51.: autograph
Topic: Imprint 1787
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary mottled calf
Topic: Imprint 1771
(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
Translation of: Compendium de origine et gestis Francorum, and first published in French as: Les grandes croniques, Paris, 1514
Topic: Imprint 1516
Added t.-p., engr.: Histoire des Yncas, roys dv Perv. .
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Topics: Incas, Indians of South America, Imprint 1633
(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,...
First printed in Paris, 1686
Topics: Tea, Coffee, Chocolate, Cacao, Chocolate drinks, Drinking vessels, Medicine, Imprint 1687