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De Gedenkwaardige en al-om Beroemde Voyagien der Spanjaarden na West-Indien

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Volume 1 (of 2) of the second part of the scarce folio issue of the Naaukeurige versameling, van der Aa's influential compilation of early Spanish American discovery narratives, based on Herrera. Volume 1 comprises 13 narratives, with an overall engraved title page; dedication page; 14 engraved title vignettes; 20 maps on 11 folding sheets of the West Indies, Cuba, HIspaniola, Mexico and Central America, Terra Firma, South America, North Ammerica, and the western Hemisphere; plus 59 half-page text engravings of discovery scenes throughout the Americas, derived from de Bry. An extraordinary addition to any Americana library.
Item Number: B004
Cartographer: van der Aa
Place & Date: Leyden / 1706
Size: 14 3/8" x 9 1/8"
Condition: overall age toning and foxing; recent half-calf binding in period style.
Price: SOLD