9 June 2004
HELMS, Anthony Zachariah (1751-1803). Travels from Buenos Ayres, by Potosi, to Lima... London: Richard Phillips, 1806.
12o (170 x 104 mm). Engraved folding map. Contemporary boards, uncut (light wear to spine and spine label).
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Helms was chief assayer of the mint and mines at Cracow, and was recruited into the Spanish service to help restore the American gold and silver mines to their former state. Sabin 31265.
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