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Histoire naturelle des iles Antilles de l'Amerique:
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Histoire naturelle des iles Antilles de l'Amerique:

Title Variants

Alternative: Histoire des iles Antilles de l'Amerique.

Alternative: Histoire morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique.

Uniform: Histoire naturelle et morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique.


Rochefort, Charles de, 1605-1683

Rochefort, César de, 1690
Poincy, Louis de, 1660
Breton, Raymond, 1609-1679




Published material

Publication info

A Lyon, :Chez Christofle Fourmy, ruë Merciere, à la bibliotheque.,M.DC.LXVII.. [1667]


There are 3 issues of this ed. Vol. 1 is from the 1st issue; v. 2 is from the 2nd. Cf. Echeverria & Wilkie.

Vol. 2 has title: Histoire morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique.

Authorship from Echeverria & Wilkie. Has also been attributed to Louis de Poincy and to César de Rochefort.

First ed. published in Rotterdam, 1658.

Signatures: v. 1: ã¹² * 2*¹² 3* (-3*4) A-Z¹² 2A (-2A8); v. 2: (-1) A-2E¹² 2F (X3 signed V3; 2A3 signed A3)

Title vignettes.

Vol. 1: [62], 566 p., [1] folded leaf of plates; [6], 680 p., [2] folded leaves of plates.

Several pages are misnumbered.

Cf. Echeverria & Wilkie. French image, 658/3.

Cf. Cundall, F. Bib. of the West Indies, p. 99.

"Digression contenant un abregé de l'histoire naturalle & morale du pais des Apalachites," v. 2, p. 209-346.

"Vocabulaire caraibe," v. 2, p. 652-680.

Echeverria & Wilkie. French image, | 667/3.

JCB Lib. cat., pre-1675, | III, p. 162.

Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.) | 271896.

Alden, J.E. European Americana, | 667/121.


Antilles, Lesser , Apalachee Indians , Carib Indians , Carib language , Description and travel , Glossaries, vocabularies, etc , Imprint 1667 , Indian linguistics , Natural history , West Indies






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