9 June 2004
ANGELIS, Pedro de (1784-1859). Coleccion de obras y documentos relativos a la historia antiqua y moderna de las provincias del Rio de la Plata. Buenos Aires: Imprenta del Estado, 1836-37.
6 volumes, 2o (318 x 208 mm). 2 folding tables. Contemporary brown quarter morocco, marbled boards (slightly rubbed).
FIRST EDITION of this very important work, "printed at the expense of the Argentine Republic, and not for sale. It is a most important collection, embodying all the early travels in Buenos Ayres, Patagonia, and other parts of South America" (Sabin 1537). Palau 12491. Sold not subject to return. (6)
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