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Oviedo y Valdes, Gonzalo


Historia general y natural de las Indias, Islas y

Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano


Cotejado con el codice original por

Jose Amador de los Rios

Madrid, Imprenta Audiencia de la Historia 1851-1855

Palau 89532; Sabin 57990

4 Vols in large, thick quarto

Modern, red, grained morocco; spine, raised bands and gilt titles

Vol I: Frontis with Coat of Arms; 56 lvs Life and works of Oviedo; 632 pp;

5 plates. 1 Leaf: errata

Vol II: 4 lvs; 512 pp; 1 plate and two (one folding) maps

Vol III: 4 lvs; 652 pp; 1 plate; one map

Vol IV: 4 lvs; 620 pp; 4 plates, one folding and colored map

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Oviedo y Valdes, Gonzalo
Oviedo y Valdes, Gonzalo
€ 2400
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Various authors


Colonization..Santo Thomas e Guatemala

Par la Compagnie Belge


In octavo, half calf. Title lables on spine

One bookplate: Verum atque decens

And in MS: Lee Hartwell, 1855

8pp

One double page world map

5 black and white lithos

4 maps:     Central America and Santo Thomas district and

Border between Nicaragua and Costa Rica and a map of the `    Caribbean

Pp 5-64: Compagnie Belge: renseignement

Pp 1-170: Exploration de lAmerique Centrale

Pp1-70: Opinion des voyageurs

Pp 1-64: Opinion de la Presse Française


Various authors
Various authors
€ 300
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Kotzebue, Otto von


Entdeckungsreise..Sudsee; Behring Strasse,

Nord Ostliche Durchfahrt, 1815-1818

Weimar, Hoffmann 1821


(Sabin 38284; Streeter 3511; Lada Mokarski 80)

Three parts in one volume

In quarto (28x23 cm), uncut; barbed paper

Original editors binding of paper over boards

Title on paper label on the spine

23 nn lvs; 168 pp; 176 pp; 240pp, 3 nn lvs XVIII pp (subscribers list)

16 copper plate engravings of which 15 in contemporary color

4 double page aquatints in sepia

6 folding maps

2 tables

Contents:

1-21:         Introduction by ...

Kotzebue, Otto von
Kotzebue, Otto von
Kotzebue, Otto von
€ 4200
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