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The naturall and morall historie of the East and West Indies

JosГ© de Acosta

The naturall and morall historie of the East and West Indies

Intreating of the remarkeable things of heaven, of the elements, mettalls, plants and beasts which are proper to that country

by JosГ© de Acosta

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Published by Printed by Val. Sims for Edward Blount and Williams Aspley in London .
Written in English


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Statement... Written in Spanish ... and translated into English by E(dward) G(rimstone).
ContributionsGrimstone, Edward.
The Physical Object
Pagination588 p. ;
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20350957M

Content. Raynal's idea was to write a history of European enterprises in the East Indies and the New World, having observed the influence of the great explorations on European civilisation.. The book first discusses the Portuguese and their oriental colonies, going on to give a history of British and French enterprises, then Spanish and Dutch, in the y: France. Despite his responsibilities, he had time to write several books: the chivalrous novel Don Claribalte, published in Valencia in , and this work, Sumario de historia natural o De la natural Historia de las Indias (Summary of the natural history or about the natural history of the Indies), published in Toledo in This book, which was.

Of the Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies. Of the opinions of some Authors, which supposed that the Heavens did not extend to the new-found world. The first Chapter.   The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies. London, First Edition in English. "The most convincing, detailed, and reliable account of the riches and new things of America" (Hill). Acosta was a Jesuit missionary and naturalist in Peru from to , after which he moved to Mexico. 4to ( x mm).

His book is based on personal experience of the New World and he maintained an extensive correspondence with fellow Jesuits around the world. The book was printed and licensed by the Inquisition in Spain in José Natural and Moral History of the Indies. (Translated by Frances López-Morillas), Duke University Press. Durham & London, Natural and Moral History of the Indies. work by Acosta. Article Share SHARE. Facebook Twitter. Natural and Moral History of the Indies. work by Acosta. Alternative Title: “Historia natural y moral de las Indias.


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Natural and Moral History of the East and West Indies by Jose de Acosta (Author) ISBN Format: Paperback. The naturall and moral historie of the East and West Indies.: intreating of the remarkeable things of heaven, of the elements which are proper to that country: together with the manners, ceremonies of the Indians.

by Acosta, José de,   The Natural and Moral History of the Indies, by Father Joseph de Acosta Reprinted from the English Translated Edition of Edward Grimeston, Volume I: The Natural History (Books I, II, III and IV) Edited By Clements R. Markham Edition 1st EditionAuthor: Clements R. Markham.

The naturall and morall historie of the East and West Indies, tr. by E.G. [With] Map of Peru, Volume 1. Volumes of Hakluyt soc. The naturall and morall historie of the East and West Indies. The naturall and morall historie of the East and West Indies Intreating of the remarkable things of heaven, of the elements, mettalls, plants and beasts which are proper to that country: together with the manners, ceremonies, lawes, governments, and warres of the Indians.

Written in Spanish by the R.F. The naturall and moral historie of the East and West Indies.: intreating of the remarkeable things of heaven, of the elements which are proper to that country: together with the manners, ceremonies of the Indians.

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Father José de Acosta. The Natural and Moral History of the East and West Indies: Entreating of the Remarkable Things of Heaven, of the Elements, Metals, Plants and Beasts Which Are Proper to That Country: Together with the Manners, Ceremonies, Laws, Governments.

The Natural and Moral History of the Indies, the classic work of New World history originally published by José de Acosta inis now available in the first new English translation to appear in several hundred years.

A Spanish Jesuit, Acosta produced this account by drawing on his own observations as a missionary in Peru and Mexico, as well as from the writings of other missionaries, naturalists. Map of Peru; to illustrate the Travels of Cieza de Leon, in ; The royal commentaries of Garcilano de la Vega (); and the Natural and moral history of the Indies, by Father Joseph de Acosta () [nos.

33, 41, 45, 60, and 61 of the society's publications] Includes t.-p. translated from Madrid edition, ; followed by t.-p. of London edition, Pages: The Natural and Moral History of the Indies, the classic work of New World history originally published by José de Acosta inis now available in the first new English translation to appear in several hundred years/5.

The Natural and Moral History of the Indies, the classic work of New World history originally published by José de Acosta inis now available in the first new English translation to appear in several hundred years. A Spanish Jesuit, Acosta produced this account by drawing on his own observations as a missionary in Peru and Mexico, as well as from the 5/5(1).

The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies, translated by Edward Grimston (London: V. Sims, []) Transcription Notwithstanding all that hath bene said, it is more likely that the first inhabitants of the Indies came by land.

Here – preserved in its original armorial binding – is Sandys’ copy of the first English translation of the Jesuit José de Acosta’s () influential Historia natural y moral de las Indias (), a work which (remarkably) Sandys is known to have used in preparation for his deluxe edition of the Metamorphoses (where he more than once cites Acosta on Peru and the Andes).

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in ) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from toconsists of books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, Cited by: The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies.

First edition in English of José de Acosta’s eyewitness anthropological account of the New World—chiefly Inca Peru and Aztec Mexico—“a more thoughtful and a more thorough account of the Indian world than anything then available” (Pagden).

The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies, translated by Edward Grimston (London: V. Sims, ) Notwithstanding all that hath bene said, it is more likely that the first inhabitants of the Indies came by land.

The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies. Written in Spanish and translated into English by E.G. 4to. [ x 13 cm], (3) ff., pp., Author: Joseph ACOSTA. Grimestone dedicated the book to Richard Hubert, the courtier and groom porter to Charles I of England.

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Natural and Moral History of the East and West Indies by Jose de Acosta (, Hardcover). The Natural & Moral History of the Indies: Volume 2 [Acosta, José de] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Natural & Moral History of the Indies: Author: José de Acosta. The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies.

Translated from Spanish into English by Edward Grimstone (attributed to). London: Val: Sims for Edward Blount and William Aspley, Small 4 o in half-sheets ( x mm). Woodcut initials, head- .