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    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 420

    SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA. -- LAS CASAS, Bartolomé de. Relation des Voyages et des decouvertes que les Espagnols ont fait dans les Indes Occidentales. -Relation du Voyage do sieur de Montauban. -L’Art de Voyager Utilement. Amsterdam: J. Louis de Lorme, 1698. 3 parts in one volume, 12°. Engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt. Provenance: Hugh Rose (inscription dated 1707, armorial bookplate). Later edition, relating to the war between the French and English in America, during both the French & Indian War and the American Revolution, and including details about Native Americans and Canada. – ZÁRATE, Agustin de. Histoire de la decouverte et de la conquete du Perou. Paris: Par la Compagnie des Libraries, 1716. 12°. Engraved frontispiece and plates. Contemporary sprinkled calf. Provenance: Joannes Craigro (early inscription on title). Third edition in French, translated from the original edition, published in Spanish in Antwerp in 1555, detailing Zárate’s voyage to Peru in 1543. – STEPHENS, John Lloyd. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841. 2 volumes, 8°. Numerous lithographic plates. Original gold-stamped cloth. FIRST EDITION of this work, reissued many times from the same plates after Catherwood’s drawings; London editions appeared in 1842 and 1843). Stephens and Catherwood journeyed to Central America together, visiting 44 ruined cities. – Isthmus of Suez Chip Canal. Report and Plan of the International Scientific Commission; with appendix containing the latest official documents. London: John Weale, 1857. 8°. Errata. Original wrappers. FIRST EDITION of the third series of reports. – Together, 4 works in 5 volumes, condition varies, but generally good.

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    SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA. -- LAS CASAS, Bartolomé de. Relation des Voyages et des decouvertes que les Espagnols ont fait dans les Indes Occidentales. -Relation du Voyage do sieur de Montauban. -L’Art de Voyager Utilement. Amsterdam: J. Louis de Lorme, 1698. 3 parts in one volume, 12°. Engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt. Provenance: Hugh Rose (inscription dated 1707, armorial bookplate). Later edition, relating to the war between the French and English in America, during both the French & Indian War and the American Revolution, and including details about Native Americans and Canada. – ZÁRATE, Agustin de. Histoire de la decouverte et de la conquete du Perou. Paris: Par la Compagnie des Libraries, 1716. 12°. Engraved frontispiece and plates. Contemporary sprinkled calf. Provenance: Joannes Craigro (early inscription on title). Third edition in French, translated from the original edition, published in Spanish in Antwerp in 1555, detailing Zárate’s voyage to Peru in 1543. – STEPHENS, John Lloyd. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841. 2 volumes, 8°. Numerous lithographic plates. Original gold-stamped cloth. FIRST EDITION of this work, reissued many times from the same plates after Catherwood’s drawings; London editions appeared in 1842 and 1843). Stephens and Catherwood journeyed to Central America together, visiting 44 ruined cities. – Isthmus of Suez Chip Canal. Report and Plan of the International Scientific Commission; with appendix containing the latest official documents. London: John Weale, 1857. 8°. Errata. Original wrappers. FIRST EDITION of the third series of reports. – Together, 4 works in 5 volumes, condition varies, but generally good.


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