• Sale 1388

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana

    9 June 2004, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    Il Gazzettiere Americano contenente un distinto ragguaglio di tutte le parti del Nuovo Mondo... Livorno: Marco Coltellini, 1763.

    Price Realised  

    Il Gazzettiere Americano contenente un distinto ragguaglio di tutte le parti del Nuovo Mondo... Livorno: Marco Coltellini, 1763.

    3 volumes, 4o (310 x 230 mm). Engraved title vignettes, 78 engraved plates and maps (including engraved frontispiece, 22 folding maps, 16 maps, 36 plates, 3 folding views). (A few text leaves torn and with old repairs.) 19th-century vellum (spine label renewed). Provenance: Prof. Bombicci (bookplate).

    FIRST ITALIAN EDITION, following the 1762 London edition, which Sabin refers to as "A meritorious work." Sabin 26814. (3)


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