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[BETHENCOURT, Jean de]. Pierre Bontier; Jean le Verrier.

The Canarian,

or, book of the conquest and conversion of the Canarians in the year 1402, by Messire Jean de Bethencourt, Kt. ... composed by Pierre Bontier, monk, and Jean le Verrier, priest.

Stock Code
67167
London, Hakluyt Society, 1872
£85

Hakluyt Society first series 46.

Bethencourt was a French explorer who in 1402 led an expedition to the Canary Islands, landing first on the north side of Lanzarote. From there he conquered for Castile the islands of Fuerteventura (1405) and El Hierro.

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8vo., 2, [2], 2, [2], lv, 229 pp., frontispiece, 1 map, 1 illustration, blue cloth stamped in blind and gilt, spine darkened, hinges cracked, bookplate, blindstamp, and spine label of the Royal United Service Institution.

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