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Cassani | Historia de la provincia de la Compañia de Jesus del Nuevo Reyno de Granada en la America, 1741

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CASSANI, JOSEPH

Historia de la provincia de la Compañia de Jesus del Nuevo Reyno de Granada en la America. Madrid: Manuel Fernandez, 1741


FIRST EDITION, folio (285 x 194mm.), engraved folding map, privilege leaf at end, a remboîtage in old vellum, pp.299-310 misbound but present, small tear to folding map, occasional repairs or staining, some leaves slightly shorter or trimmed, vellum slightly worn


A rare work on the Jesuit missions in New Granada, the jurisdiction of the Spanish empire in northern South America.


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