11 - 13 July 2000
CLAVIGERO, Francisco Saverio (1731-1787). The History of Mexico collected from Spanish and Mexican historians. London: 1787. 2 vols, 4° (275 x 210mm). 25 engraved plates, 2 folding maps. (Some light spotting to titles, maps and a few to margins.) Contemporary mottled calf (rebacked). First edition in English cf Sabin 131519 (calling for only 2 maps).
The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Maundevile, London: F.S.Ellis, 1866. 8vo (220 x 135mm). Wood engraved frontispiece and illustrations EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with small woodcuts from an Augsberg incunable of 1481. Green morocco gilt by Francis Bedford, gilt edges. Provenance: "Huth copy" (pencilled note); H.C.L.Morris (bookplate)' and 9 other 19th century travel works in 13 volumes. (16)
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