9 June 2004
ACUNA, Christoval (1597-ca 1676). Voyages and Discoveries in South America. The First up the River of Amazons... by Christopher D'Acugna. The Second up the River of Plata... By Mons. Acarete. The Third from Cayenne into Guiana... by M. Grillet and Bechamel. London: Printed for S. Buckley, 1698.
8o (188 x 110 mm). Two engraved folding maps (browned and spotted). (Some spotting.) Contemporary calf (rebacked).
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of the narratives of the first Europeans to traverse these regions. The map of the Amazon by Sanson d'Abbeville is only found in the English edition. The other map depicts the "Provinces of Paraguay and Tucuman with the River Plate." Sabin 152; Wing V-746.
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