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PORTRAITS FROM THE AGE OF EXPLORATION Andre Thevet and Roger Schlesinger 1993 Hardcover DJ Fine
By Thevet, Andre and Roger Schlesinger (Editor)
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Illinois, University of Illinois Press, 1993, 1st edition. 159 pp, b/w illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

Selections from Thevet's 1584 two-volume introduction to the New World. Each excerpt is chosen for its interest to modern readers. The selections, twelve chapters from Thevet's original work, describe the exploits of six famous European explorers and six Native American chiefs. The explorers include Columbus, Magellan, Cortes, Pizarro, Albuquerque and more. 

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