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The Resource Natural history of the West Indies, by Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo ; translated and edited by Sterling A. Stoudemire

Natural history of the West Indies, by Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo ; translated and edited by Sterling A. Stoudemire

Label
Natural history of the West Indies
Title
Natural history of the West Indies
Statement of responsibility
by Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo ; translated and edited by Sterling A. Stoudemire
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • engspa
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.16
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in the Romance languages and literatures
Series volume
no. 32
Label
Natural history of the West Indies, by Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo ; translated and edited by Sterling A. Stoudemire
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.129-131) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The voyage -- The island Hispaniola -- The natives of Hispaniola -- Bread made from Indian corn -- Bread made from yuca -- Other foods of the Indians -- Birds of Hispaniola -- Concerning Cuba and certain other islands -- Tierra Firme -- Indians of Tierra Firme their customs, rites, and ceremonies -- Concerning animals, and first the tiger -- Beori -- Ocelot -- Lion -- Leopard -- Foxes -- Deer -- Fallow deer -- Swine -- Anteater -- Rabbits and hares -- Armadillo -- The sloth -- Racoon -- Monkeys -- Dogs -- Opossum -- Birds similar to those in Spain -- Concerning birds other than those described above -- Man-of-war birds -- Tropic birds -- Booby -- Pertrel -- Nighthawk -- Bats -- Turkeys -- Pelican -- Cormorant -- Black vulture -- Partridge -- Pheasant -- Toucan -- 'Crazy bird' -- Magpies -- Goldfinch -- Nightingales and other song birds -- Hummingbird -- Migration of birds -- Flies, mosquitoes, bees, wasps, ants, and similar insects -- Bees -- Ants -- Horsefuly -- Winged ants -- Pit vipers -- Snakes and serpents -- Iguana -- Lizards or dragons -- Scorpion -- Spiders -- Crabs -- Toads -- The trees, plants, and herbs of the Indies, islands, and Tierra Firme -- Mammee -- Soursop -- Guava -- Coconut -- Palms -- Pines -- Evergreen oak -- Vines and grapes -- Papaya -- Quince -- Avocado -- Calabash tree -- Jobo tree -- Guayacan -- Genipap -- Manchineel -- Big trees -- Cane -- Plants and herbs -- Other things of interest -- Gold mines -- Fishes and fishing -- Pearl fishing -- Concerning the straight and passage from the North Sea to the South Sea -- Conclusion
Control code
1609075
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 140 p.
Lccn
59063487
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): From the library of Campbell W. Pennington, gift of Campbell W. Pennington (SW Writers Access. No. 90-088). Partially detached paper cover.
Other physical details
ill., map, facsim.
Label
Natural history of the West Indies, by Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo ; translated and edited by Sterling A. Stoudemire
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.129-131) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The voyage -- The island Hispaniola -- The natives of Hispaniola -- Bread made from Indian corn -- Bread made from yuca -- Other foods of the Indians -- Birds of Hispaniola -- Concerning Cuba and certain other islands -- Tierra Firme -- Indians of Tierra Firme their customs, rites, and ceremonies -- Concerning animals, and first the tiger -- Beori -- Ocelot -- Lion -- Leopard -- Foxes -- Deer -- Fallow deer -- Swine -- Anteater -- Rabbits and hares -- Armadillo -- The sloth -- Racoon -- Monkeys -- Dogs -- Opossum -- Birds similar to those in Spain -- Concerning birds other than those described above -- Man-of-war birds -- Tropic birds -- Booby -- Pertrel -- Nighthawk -- Bats -- Turkeys -- Pelican -- Cormorant -- Black vulture -- Partridge -- Pheasant -- Toucan -- 'Crazy bird' -- Magpies -- Goldfinch -- Nightingales and other song birds -- Hummingbird -- Migration of birds -- Flies, mosquitoes, bees, wasps, ants, and similar insects -- Bees -- Ants -- Horsefuly -- Winged ants -- Pit vipers -- Snakes and serpents -- Iguana -- Lizards or dragons -- Scorpion -- Spiders -- Crabs -- Toads -- The trees, plants, and herbs of the Indies, islands, and Tierra Firme -- Mammee -- Soursop -- Guava -- Coconut -- Palms -- Pines -- Evergreen oak -- Vines and grapes -- Papaya -- Quince -- Avocado -- Calabash tree -- Jobo tree -- Guayacan -- Genipap -- Manchineel -- Big trees -- Cane -- Plants and herbs -- Other things of interest -- Gold mines -- Fishes and fishing -- Pearl fishing -- Concerning the straight and passage from the North Sea to the South Sea -- Conclusion
Control code
1609075
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 140 p.
Lccn
59063487
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): From the library of Campbell W. Pennington, gift of Campbell W. Pennington (SW Writers Access. No. 90-088). Partially detached paper cover.
Other physical details
ill., map, facsim.

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