Gage, Thomas. Nouvelle Relation Contenant les Voyages de Thomas Gage. Amsterdam: Chez Paul Marret, 1721. 8o., 10 h. + 200 + 178 p.; 5 h. + 316 p.
Three parts divided in two volumes:
Volume I: Ten engravings. Broken headband and binding.
Volume II: Three folded engravings. Broken headband. Humidity stains. Missing lower corner on page 309.
Volumes are bound differently. Detiriorated headband and endband, wonr covers. Hardcovers bound in leather. Pieces: 2.
This work describes the journey made by Thomas Gage to Spanish America in the early 17th century. The Spanish monarchs had forbidden foreigners from visiting their colonies, which makes the writings and observations of this Dominican priest all the more valuable.
Includes a description of the lands and provinces in Spanish possession, as well as the ecclesiastical government, politics, commerce, traditions, caste divisions, etc. Also contains a detailed description of Mexico City.
detallada de la Ciudad de México.
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