1st Edition

The Guanches of Tenerife, The Holy Image of Our Lady of Candelaria, and the Spanish Conquest and Settlement, by the Friar Alonso de Espinosa

ISBN 9781409413882
Published July 28, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
248 Pages

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Book Description

Written 1580-90, first published at Seville in 1594, translated with notes and an introduction. The edition includes a bibliography of the Canary Islands, 1341-1907, pp. 187-203. Translation of books I-III, with facsimiles of original t.p. and colophon, of the author's: Del origen y milagros de la santa imagen de Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, que aparecio en la isla de Tenerife, con la descripcion de esta isla ... Sevilla, 1594. The fourth book, containing a list of sixty-five miracles, is omitted. Also includes: 'Remnants of the Guanche language' : p. xx-xxvi. 'Report on the present condition of the image of Our Lady of Candelaria, by Miss Ethel Trew' : p. [137]-138. 'Bibliography of the Canary Islands' : p. [139]-201. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1907.