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Vacca, di quello ch' intervenne nell India
all' armata, della qual era gouernatore Pam-
philo Naruaez, dell anno 1527 fino all 1536,
che ritorno in Sibilla con tu soli suoi com-
pagni, is contained in Volume II of the cele-
brated collection of travels and voyages by
Gian Battista Ramusio, Delle Navigatione a
Viaggi, 1556, Venice.
Of English translations there have ap-
peared thus far three: In Samuel Purchas:
His'Pilgrimage, London, 1625-I626, Vol-
ume IX: Relation of the fleet in India,
whereof Pamnphilus Naruaez was gouernor.
The Narrative of Alva Nuiez Cabeza de
Vaca, translated by Buckingham Smith,,
Washington, I85I. This translation is just-
ly prized. A second edition of it appeared
at New York in I87I, edited by the late John
Gilmary Shea. Finally there is a paraphrase
of the book in Tales of Old Travels, Nar-
rated by H. Kingsley, London, I869.
In the French language there is the well-
known translation by H. Ternaux Compans
in the first series of his collection: Voyages,
Relations et Memoires originaux pour servir
a rHistoire de la Decouzerte de l'Amerique.
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Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Núñez. The journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and his companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536, book, 1922; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3001/m1/20/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .