London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
CASAS, Bartolome de las. Conquista dell' Indie Occidentali ... Tradotta in Italiano per opera di Marco Ginammi, Venice: Marco Ginammi, 1645 [bound with the same author's:] Istoria o Brevissima Relatione della Distruttione dell' Inde Occidentali, Venice: Marco Ginammi, 1643 [and:] Il Supplice Schiavo Indiano, Venice: Marco Ginammi, 1657 [and:] La Liberta Pretesa dal Supplice Schiavo Indiano, Venice: Marco Ginammi, 1640. Together 4 works bound in one, small 4°, parallel text in Spanish and Italian, woodcut devices and head-pieces, worming to 4 leaves in the second work with loss of several letters, dampstaining to corner of first few leaves of first work and more faintly later), contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments with tan morocco lettering-piece (extremities rubbed, some scuffing), bookplate (1). BM STC 17th-century Italian, p, 196; Sabin 11248, 11243, 11247, 11245.
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