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Gonzalez de Mendoza

Gonzalez de Mendoza


Nova et succincta..historia...Regno China


Frankfurt am Main, Henning. 1589

(Cordier, 14/15; Lust 27; VD 16 G 2658)

In octavo. Book rebound in old vellum. Slight waterstain first half of the book. Small hole in title page restored. Else fine.


First edition in Latin of this instant bestseller. Mendoza was an Augustinian monk at the Rome court. Pope Gregory XIII ordered him to collect all that was known at the time about China... His work became the standard authority at the time.

It appears as one of the first general ...

€ 8000
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Gonzalez de Mendoza

Gonzalez de Mendoza


Dell historia della Chinas


Roma, Martinelli, 1586. (Cordier I, p 10; cfr Lust 23; Boxer South China in the sixteenth century). In quarto (27,5x16,5cm), (8) 380 (16) pp. Washed copy, rebound in contemporary vellum. First and last leaves with small restorations, affecting a few letters. Clean, wide margined copy.


First edition in Italian of this instant bestseller. There were three editions in Italian in 1586, one by Bartolome Grassi; one by Vicentio Pellagallo and this one by Giovanni Martinelli. " ces editions ne sont que des exemplaires du meme tirage avec des noms differents; ce qui le prouve c'est que la p 378 est dans tous cifres par erreur 578"

€ 7200
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Fernandez, Diego

Fernandez, Diego


Primera y Segunda Parte de la Historia del Peru


Sevilla, Hernando Diaz. 1571

(Sabin 24132; Medina, BHA 214; Palau, F. Pp 197; Rene Moreno 1341; Maggs, 1935 nr 271/ Quaritch, 1990. Nr 29)

En folio, pleno cuero del siglo XVIII, dos partes en un solo tomo

Texto a dos columnas. Iniciales en xilografia

Varias ilustraciones en el texto en xilografia

4 hojas ...

€ 8000
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Honter
Honter
Honter

Honter


De Cosmosgraphiae rudimentis duplici editione ....


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Proclus: de Spaera liber I

Cleomedis: de Mundo..libri II

Solensis: Phaenomena

Dionissius: Descriptio orbis

Basel, Petri 1561

(Zinner 1941:2267; Engelmann, 1982:58, note ...

€ 10000
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Huttich, J. and Grynaeus, S.

Huttich, J. and Grynaeus, S.


Novus orbis regionum ad insularum...omnium catalogus


Basel, Hervagium. 1555

(Alden/Landis 555/42; Sabin 34104; Brunet IV, 132)

In folio (38x23 cm.).

Rebound in XVIII century full calf, raised band on the spine, engraved and gilt title.

In a box.

26 nn lvs including title page adorned with a copper plate ...

€ 38000
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Herberstein, S. von
Herberstein, S. von
Herberstein, S. von

Herberstein, S. von


Comentari della Moscovia ... et Russia


Venice, Nicolo de Bascarini for Pedrezzano, 1550

Bagrow, 1975, p 89; Henze. 1983;

Small in quarto (20,3x14,2 cm)

XIXZ century full calf, spine restored using parts of the original binding

Edges gilt

Title page with woodcut coat of arms

€ 10000
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Cortes
Cortes
Cortes

Cortes


De insulis nuper inventis Fernandi Cortesii


Cologne, for Birckman, August 23, 1532

(Harrisse 168; Church 63; Medina BHA: 86; Palau 63192)

In folio, XIX full black calf (30x20 cm)

Spine comparted. Title printed in gilt.

4 nn lvs, including engraved title page

30 nn lvs (carta de relacion 2)

€ 15000
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