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Encisco
Jay I. Kislak Foundation
Martin Fernández de Encisco,
Suma de geographia q trata de todas las partidas y provincias del mundo: en especial de las Indias.

Seville: Andres de Burgos, 1546.

Encisco had experience sailing the perimeter of the Caribbean, and his manual was in part aimed at fellow navigators, to instruct them on new islands and "tierra firma."

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