EUROPEAN AMERICANA. VOLUME ONE 1493 - 1600.
A CHRONOLOGICAL GUIDE TO WORKS PRINTED IN EUROPE RELATING TO THE AMERICAS, 1493-1750.
- Providence and New York: The John Carter Brown Library and Readex Books, 1980-1997.
- small 4to.
- liii, 467 pages.
Price: $275.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 90156
First volume (of six volumes) covering 1493-1600. Entirely superseding Joseph Sabin's Bibliotheca Americana, which appeared between 1868 and 1936, European Americana is now, first of all, the most comprehensive bibliographical guide to the entire printed record of European consciousness of the Americas. With more than 30,000 entries. With number of pages and locations of copies. Also gives bibliographical references to each work. Contains a short history of Americana bibliography and indices by printers, booksellers, geographic location, author, title and subject.