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The Resource Epistola Christofori Colom cui [a]etas nostra multu[m] debet de insulis Indie supra Gangem nuper inue[n]tis : ad quas perquirendas octauo antea mense auspiciis [et] inuictissimorum Fernandi ac Helisabet Hispania[rum] Regu[m] missus fuerat : ad magnificu[m] d[omi]n[u]m Gabrielem Sanches eorundem serenissimorum regum tesaurariu[m] missa : qua[m] generosus ac litteratus vir Leander de Cosco ab Hispano idiomate in latinu[m] co[n]uertit : tertio Kalen[das] Maij M.cccc.xc.iij Pontificatus Alexandri Sexti anno primo

Epistola Christofori Colom cui [a]etas nostra multu[m] debet de insulis Indie supra Gangem nuper inue[n]tis : ad quas perquirendas octauo antea mense auspiciis [et] inuictissimorum Fernandi ac Helisabet Hispania[rum] Regu[m] missus fuerat : ad magnificu[m] d[omi]n[u]m Gabrielem Sanches eorundem serenissimorum regum tesaurariu[m] missa : qua[m] generosus ac litteratus vir Leander de Cosco ab Hispano idiomate in latinu[m] co[n]uertit : tertio Kalen[das] Maij M.cccc.xc.iij Pontificatus Alexandri Sexti anno primo

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Epistola Christofori Colom cui [a]etas nostra multu[m] debet de insulis Indie supra Gangem nuper inue[n]tis : ad quas perquirendas octauo antea mense auspiciis [et] inuictissimorum Fernandi ac Helisabet Hispania[rum] Regu[m] missus fuerat : ad magnificu[m] d[omi]n[u]m Gabrielem Sanches eorundem serenissimorum regum tesaurariu[m] missa : qua[m] generosus ac litteratus vir Leander de Cosco ab Hispano idiomate in latinu[m] co[n]uertit : tertio Kalen[das] Maij M.cccc.xc.iij Pontificatus Alexandri Sexti anno primo
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Epistola Christofori Colom cui [a]etas nostra multu[m] debet de insulis Indie supra Gangem nuper inue[n]tis
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ad quas perquirendas octauo antea mense auspiciis [et] inuictissimorum Fernandi ac Helisabet Hispania[rum] Regu[m] missus fuerat : ad magnificu[m] d[omi]n[u]m Gabrielem Sanches eorundem serenissimorum regum tesaurariu[m] missa : qua[m] generosus ac litteratus vir Leander de Cosco ab Hispano idiomate in latinu[m] co[n]uertit : tertio Kalen[das] Maij M.cccc.xc.iij Pontificatus Alexandri Sexti anno primo
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  • Epistola Christofori Colom, cui etas nostra multum debet, de insulis Indiae supra Gangem nuper inventis
  • Epistola Christofori Colom de insulis Indiae supra Gangem nuper inventis
  • De insulis Indie supra Gangem nuper inventis
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Epistola Christofori Colom cui [a]etas nostra multu[m] debet de insulis Indie supra Gangem nuper inue[n]tis : ad quas perquirendas octauo antea mense auspiciis [et] inuictissimorum Fernandi ac Helisabet Hispania[rum] Regu[m] missus fuerat : ad magnificu[m] d[omi]n[u]m Gabrielem Sanches eorundem serenissimorum regum tesaurariu[m] missa : qua[m] generosus ac litteratus vir Leander de Cosco ab Hispano idiomate in latinu[m] co[n]uertit : tertio Kalen[das] Maij M.cccc.xc.iij Pontificatus Alexandri Sexti anno primo
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  • A 1920 facsimile reprint by antiquarian bookdealer Ludwig Rosenthal of Munich of Columbus's second letter describing his recent discoveries in the New World, addressed to royal treasurer Gabriel Sanchez and dated April 29, 1493. The original edition, translated from Spanish to Latin by Leander de Cosco, was printed in Rome by Eucharius Silver in 1493
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  • Imprint of original from colophon, which reads: Impressit Romae Eucharius Argentens Anno d[omi]ni M.cccc.xciij
  • Signatures: [a]4
  • Last leaf (leaf [a]4) is blank
  • Printed in small gothic type, 40 lines per page
  • Facsimile is printed on a single sheet of beige paper, and folded twice to form four leaves; leaves uncut
  • For original edition, see Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, no. 7178; and Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, no. C-759
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nc
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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24 cm (4to)
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[8] pages
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regular print reproduction
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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Spec. Coll. copy: folded uncut sheet of four leaves. In pamphlet binding. Gift of Ludwig Rosenthal's Antiquariaat [Hague, Netherlands], 1990.
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  • (OCoLC)1000571852
  • ucoclc1000571852
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Epistola Christofori Colom cui [a]etas nostra multu[m] debet de insulis Indie supra Gangem nuper inue[n]tis : ad quas perquirendas octauo antea mense auspiciis [et] inuictissimorum Fernandi ac Helisabet Hispania[rum] Regu[m] missus fuerat : ad magnificu[m] d[omi]n[u]m Gabrielem Sanches eorundem serenissimorum regum tesaurariu[m] missa : qua[m] generosus ac litteratus vir Leander de Cosco ab Hispano idiomate in latinu[m] co[n]uertit : tertio Kalen[das] Maij M.cccc.xc.iij Pontificatus Alexandri Sexti anno primo
Publication
Note
  • A 1920 facsimile reprint by antiquarian bookdealer Ludwig Rosenthal of Munich of Columbus's second letter describing his recent discoveries in the New World, addressed to royal treasurer Gabriel Sanchez and dated April 29, 1493. The original edition, translated from Spanish to Latin by Leander de Cosco, was printed in Rome by Eucharius Silver in 1493
  • Caption title
  • Imprint of original from colophon, which reads: Impressit Romae Eucharius Argentens Anno d[omi]ni M.cccc.xciij
  • Signatures: [a]4
  • Last leaf (leaf [a]4) is blank
  • Printed in small gothic type, 40 lines per page
  • Facsimile is printed on a single sheet of beige paper, and folded twice to form four leaves; leaves uncut
  • For original edition, see Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, no. 7178; and Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, no. C-759
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm (4to)
Extent
[8] pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: folded uncut sheet of four leaves. In pamphlet binding. Gift of Ludwig Rosenthal's Antiquariaat [Hague, Netherlands], 1990.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1000571852
  • ucoclc1000571852

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