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File AvailableGois, D. de 1567 Chronica do felicissimo Rei D Manuel [part 4]. Lisboa, Francisco Correa
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Portuguese text from edition of Lisboa, 1749

[1749: 477]
Capitulo xviii De como el Rei quis ver per experiencia o que os scriptores screvem do odio natural que a antre os Elephantes, & os Rhinocerotas, pera ho que mandou em Lisboa meter estas duas espantosas alimarias em hum terreir...
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File AvailableGessner, C. 1560 Icones animalium quadrupedum viviparorum et oviparorum [etc]. Editio secunda, novis eiconibus non paucis & passim nomenclaturis ac descriptionibus auctior. Accedunt & indices secumdum diversos linguas in fine libri. Tiguri: excedubat C. Froschover, ppp. 1-127, [1-7]
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File AvailableEspine, H. de l' 1558 Description des admirables et merveilleuses regions longtaines et estranges nations payennes de Tartarie, & de la principaulte de leur souverain seigneur. Paris, Barbe Regnault
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Hubert de L'Espine, said to be from Avignon on title-page. The journey may well be fabulous and based on a French edition of Marco Polo’s travels. The book, which is very rare, is illustrated by 21 vignettes (ca. 50 x 30 mm), among which there is a rhinoceros, without Dürer-hornlet and f...
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File AvailableThevet, A. 1556 Cosmographie de Levant. Revue & augmentee de plusieurs figures. Lion, Jean de Tournes et Guillaume Gazeau, pp. 1-218, i-xiv
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African Rhino Species
[Visit to Cairo in 1550]
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Là [dans le chateau] y ha plusieurs animaus, comme, quatre elefans, lions, tygres, leopars, scorpions, rhinoceros (qui est un animal à quatre piez, ayant une corne aus narines, grand ennemi de l'Elefant), veaux marins, cicognes. Il ne veus mettre en o...
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File AvailablePerion, J.; Grouchy, N.de 1555 Aristotelis meteorologicorum: libri quatuor. Ioachimo Perionio interprete; per Nicolaum Grouchium correcti & emendati. Valentiae, Excudebat Antonius Sanahuja, pp. 1-212
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File AvailableGessner, C. 1553 Icones animalium quadrupedum viviparorum et oviparorum, quae in Historia Animalium Conradi Gesneri describuntur, cum nomenclaturis singulorum latinis, italicis, gallicis et germanicis plerumque, per certos ordines digestae. Tiguri, C. Froschoverus, pp. 1-64, i-iii
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Indian Rhino
Engraving (after Albrecht Durer) of first Lisbon rhinoceros.
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File AvailableBarros, J. de 1553 Segunda decada da Asia de Joam de Barros dos feitos que os Portugueses fizeram no descobrimento e conquista dos mares e terras do Oriente. Lisboa, Impressa per Germao Galharde, folios 2 + 143
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File AvailableBarrillon, J. 1516 Journal

In: Vaissiere, P. de Journal de Jean Barrillon, secretaire du Chancelier Duprat 1515-1521, publie pour la premiere fois pour la Societe de l'Histoire de France. Paris, Librairie Renouard: vol. 1, pp. i-v, 1-333
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Indian Rhino
De Cisteron, ledict Seigneur [King Francis I] alla a la Baulme et de la vient faire son entree a Marseille ou il fut honnorablement receu et frere Pregent de Bidaux, cappitaine general des galleres dudict seigneur, fit ung combat sur la mer for triumphant auquel combat y eut tire grande quantite ...
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File AvailableValentin of Moravia 1515 Lettera scripta da Valentino Moravia germano

In: Gubernatis, A. de Memoria intorno di viaggiatori italiani. Firenze, Fodratti: pp. 1-171
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Indian Rhino
On the 20th of the present month of May 1515, arrived at Lisbon, the noblest city of the whole Luzitania, and at present an excellent emporium, an animal called by the Greeks, rinoceros, and by Indians, ganda. The beast was sent by the most powerful King of the city of Combaia, India, as a prese...
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