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The Resource The royal commentaries of Peru, in two parts. : The first part. Treating of the original of their Incas or kings: of their idolatry: of their laws and government both in peace and war: of the reigns and conquests of the Incas ... The second part. Describing the manner by which that new world was conquered by the Spaniards. Also the civil wars between the Piçarrists and the Almagrians ... and other particulars contained in that history. Illustrated with sculptures, Written originally in Spanish, by the Inca Garcilasso de la Vega, and rendered into English, by Sir Paul Rycaut, kt

The royal commentaries of Peru, in two parts. : The first part. Treating of the original of their Incas or kings: of their idolatry: of their laws and government both in peace and war: of the reigns and conquests of the Incas ... The second part. Describing the manner by which that new world was conquered by the Spaniards. Also the civil wars between the Piçarrists and the Almagrians ... and other particulars contained in that history. Illustrated with sculptures, Written originally in Spanish, by the Inca Garcilasso de la Vega, and rendered into English, by Sir Paul Rycaut, kt

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The royal commentaries of Peru, in two parts. : The first part. Treating of the original of their Incas or kings: of their idolatry: of their laws and government both in peace and war: of the reigns and conquests of the Incas ... The second part. Describing the manner by which that new world was conquered by the Spaniards. Also the civil wars between the Piçarrists and the Almagrians ... and other particulars contained in that history. Illustrated with sculptures
Title
The royal commentaries of Peru, in two parts.
Title remainder
The first part. Treating of the original of their Incas or kings: of their idolatry: of their laws and government both in peace and war: of the reigns and conquests of the Incas ... The second part. Describing the manner by which that new world was conquered by the Spaniards. Also the civil wars between the Piçarrists and the Almagrians ... and other particulars contained in that history. Illustrated with sculptures
Statement of responsibility
Written originally in Spanish, by the Inca Garcilasso de la Vega, and rendered into English, by Sir Paul Rycaut, kt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1539-1616
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vega, Garcilaso de la
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • F3442
  • F3442
LC item number
  • .G25 1688
  • .G25
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Incas
  • Indians of South America
  • Peru
  • Peru
Label
The royal commentaries of Peru, in two parts. : The first part. Treating of the original of their Incas or kings: of their idolatry: of their laws and government both in peace and war: of the reigns and conquests of the Incas ... The second part. Describing the manner by which that new world was conquered by the Spaniards. Also the civil wars between the Piçarrists and the Almagrians ... and other particulars contained in that history. Illustrated with sculptures, Written originally in Spanish, by the Inca Garcilasso de la Vega, and rendered into English, by Sir Paul Rycaut, kt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title in red and black
  • Pt. 1 of the Spanish original was first printed at Lisbon in 1609, with colophon dated 1608; pt. 2 was first printed at Cordova in 1616
  • "... [Rycaut] had a very slight knowledge of the Spanish language and he did not scruple to make wild guesses at the meaning of sentences, and to omit whole chapters. Thus he only gives fourteen out of the twenty-six chapters in the first book, and sixteen out of the twenty-six in the second."-C. S. Markham's introd. to the First part of the Royal commentaries, 1869-71, v. 1, p. xvi
  • Translation of Comentarios reales de los Incas
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1045680
Dimensions
33 cm
Extent
1019 pages, 8 unnumbered pages
Lccn
03001664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
frontispiece (portrait), plate
Label
The royal commentaries of Peru, in two parts. : The first part. Treating of the original of their Incas or kings: of their idolatry: of their laws and government both in peace and war: of the reigns and conquests of the Incas ... The second part. Describing the manner by which that new world was conquered by the Spaniards. Also the civil wars between the Piçarrists and the Almagrians ... and other particulars contained in that history. Illustrated with sculptures, Written originally in Spanish, by the Inca Garcilasso de la Vega, and rendered into English, by Sir Paul Rycaut, kt
Publication
Note
  • Title in red and black
  • Pt. 1 of the Spanish original was first printed at Lisbon in 1609, with colophon dated 1608; pt. 2 was first printed at Cordova in 1616
  • "... [Rycaut] had a very slight knowledge of the Spanish language and he did not scruple to make wild guesses at the meaning of sentences, and to omit whole chapters. Thus he only gives fourteen out of the twenty-six chapters in the first book, and sixteen out of the twenty-six in the second."-C. S. Markham's introd. to the First part of the Royal commentaries, 1869-71, v. 1, p. xvi
  • Translation of Comentarios reales de los Incas
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1045680
Dimensions
33 cm
Extent
1019 pages, 8 unnumbered pages
Lccn
03001664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
frontispiece (portrait), plate

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