2014.045.00.00014  [arms]

Exploring the Past, Engaging the Future

Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547/Praeclara Ferdina[n]di Cortesii. Nuremberg: Fridericum Peypus, 1524.

The coat of arms of Emperor Charles V is contained in this book documenting the exploits of Hernando Cortés, the soldier and adventurer who in 1519-21 conquered for Spain what is now central and southern Mexico. (Courtesy of the Jay I. Kislak Foundation)