Lot 3
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Acuña, Cristobal, and others

Estimate
2,500 - 3,000 GBP
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Description

  • Voyages and Discoveries in South America. The first up the River of Amazons to Quito in Peru, and back again to Brazil... The second up the River of Plata, and thence by land to the mines of Potosi by Mons. Acarete. The third from Cayenne into Guiana, in search of the Lake of Parima, reputed the richest place in the world by M. Grillet and Bechamel. London: S. Buckley, 1698
  • paper
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, 3 parts in one volume, 8vo (180 x 105mm.), 2 folding engraved maps ("the course of the river of Amazons" and "the provinces of Paraguay and Tucuman"), mid-nineteenth century half brown calf over marbled boards, pen notes, minor browning, rebacked, slightly rubbed

Provenance

Sir Woodbine Parish KCH (1796-1882), bookplate; sale, Puttick's, June 26, 1860, £1.6s

Literature

Wing V746; Sabin 152; Borba de Moraes p.12; Palau 2487
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