The decades of the newe worlde or west India

Peter Martyr d'Anghiera. From The decades of the newe worlde or west Indía ... / Wrytten in the Latine tounge by Peter Martyr of Angleria, and translated into Englysshe by Rycharde Eden., by Guilhelmi Powell. 1555.

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Don’t get bogged down by specific monetary values in this description of pepper; observe the long list of tariffs merchants had to pay all along trade routes. Importing spices was very expensive, pushing both prices and profits up.

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Title The decades of the newe worlde or west India
Publication Title The decades of the newe worlde or west Indía ... / Wrytten in the Latine tounge by Peter Martyr of Angleria, and translated into Englysshe by Rycharde Eden.
Creator Peter Martyr d'Anghiera
Publication Creator Guilhelmi Powell
Publication Date 1555
Call Number VAULT Ayer 110 .E2 1555
Location Special Collections, 4th Floor