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Printer/EditorJoaquín Ibarra
Place of printingMadrid
CopyUniversity of California Libraries, Environmental Desig...
Printer/EditorViuda de Ibarra
Place of printingMadrid
CopyBiblioteca Central Militar, Madrid, III-41-7-13
Printer/EditorImprenta y Librería de Juan López
Place of printingVergara
CopyBiblioteca Koldo Mitxelena, Diputación Foral de Guipúzc...
Printer/EditorTipografía de Sebastián de Amorrurtu
Place of printingBilbao
CopyNew York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building...
Printer/EditorDiego Díaz de la Carrera a costa de Pedro Coello
Place of printingMadrid
CopyÖsterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Viena, 61.K.7
Printer/EditorDiego Díaz de la Carrera a costa de Pedro Coello
Place of printingMadrid
CopyÖsterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Viena, 61.K.7
Printer/EditorImprenta, Litografía i Encuadernación Barcelona
Place of printingSantiago de Chile
CopyUniversity of Texas Libraries, Benson Collection, Austi...
Dateca. 1620
CopyBrigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, Provo ...
Printer/EditorJoaquín Ibarra, sumptibus Typographorum Bibliopolarumqu...
Place of printingMadrid
CopyBiblioteca de Catalunya, Depósito de Reserva, Barcelona...
Printer/EditorFundición, e Imprenta de D. Manuel Peleguer
Place of printingValencia
CopyBiblioteca Foral de Bizkaia, Bilbao, R-7848
Place of printing[Zaragoza]
Dateca. 1540-1550
CopyUniversidad de Valencia, Biblioteca Histórica, Valencia...
Printer/EditorFrancisco Abarca de Angulo
Place of printingMadrid
CopyBiblioteca Nazionale di Napoli, Nápoles, SALA FARN. 35....
Printer/EditorHarper and Brothers
Place of printingNueva York
CopyUniversity of Virginia Library, Alderman Library, Charl...
Printer/EditorLitog.ª de Faustino Paluzíe
Place of printingBarcelona
CopyBiblioteca de Catalunya, Depósito de Reserva, Barcelona...
Printer/EditorJuan Robles
Place of printingBerlanga de Duero
CopyBritish Library, General Reference Collection, Londres,...
Place of printingNueva York-París
CopyUniversity of Michigan Library, Buhr Shelving Facility,...
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Performing a search in the BVFE is very simple. Either write the word or string of words in our browser, search for a specific category, or perform an alphabetical search by choosing a letter.

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