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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 395

    RAMUSIO, Giovanni Battista (1485-1557). Delle Navigationi et Viaggi. Venice: Appresso i Giunti, 1613-1574 [but colophon 1573] -1565. 3 volumes, 2° (296 x 210mm). Woodcut ornaments on titles, small initials, 15 full- or double-page plans and plates including single hemispherical map at the end of vol. III, illustrations in the text (vol. one lacking the 3 copperplate maps, some repairs occasionally with slight loss including to a few plans and plates, some mainly marginal worming but occasionally with slight loss, some staining, spotting and light browning). 19th-century speckled panelled calf (rubbed and scuffed, new endpapers). Vol. one a sixth edition, vol. II and vol. III second editions. Brunet IV, 1100; Sabin 67735, 67737, 67741. Sold not subject to return. (3)

    Price Realised  

    RAMUSIO, Giovanni Battista (1485-1557). Delle Navigationi et Viaggi. Venice: Appresso i Giunti, 1613-1574 [but colophon 1573] -1565. 3 volumes, 2° (296 x 210mm). Woodcut ornaments on titles, small initials, 15 full- or double-page plans and plates including single hemispherical map at the end of vol. III, illustrations in the text (vol. one lacking the 3 copperplate maps, some repairs occasionally with slight loss including to a few plans and plates, some mainly marginal worming but occasionally with slight loss, some staining, spotting and light browning). 19th-century speckled panelled calf (rubbed and scuffed, new endpapers). Vol. one a sixth edition, vol. II and vol. III second editions. Brunet IV, 1100; Sabin 67735, 67737, 67741. Sold not subject to return. (3)


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