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Title Les Singvlaritez de la France Antarctiqve
Reference Arents 8
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1558
Author(s) Thevet, André
Place of Publication Paris
Description Drawing mostly from the accounts of others, Thevet writes about some of the very early encounters in America as experienced by sailors, explorers and tradesmen. The book includes descriptions of North and South American peoples smoking tobacco.
Document Type Printed Book
Language French
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Theme Advertising and Consumption; Exploration and Discovery
Keywords consumption
Region South America, North America, Africa
Places Brazil; Canada
Additional Information Several illustrations included. For more information on this title, see: Tobacco: Its History. Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings in the Library of George Arents Jr, Together with an Introductory Essay, Glossary and Bibliographic Notes. Volume One: 1507-1615, p. 217-220.
Copyright New York Public Library