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Casas, Bartolome de las (1474-1566) An Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
99
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$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Casas, Bartolome de las (1474-1566) An Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America. London: by J. Darby for D. Brown, J. Harris, and Andr. Bell, 1699. Octavo, illustrated with two double-paged engravings, bound in full speckled sheepskin, old rebacking, both boards detached, ex libris John Molesworth, with his bookplate, staining and adhesions to title page inner gutter, some intermittent browning to text, stain inside top gutter, first eight leaves, 7 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

A4, [two double-page engraved plates], B-T8.


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John Molesworth, Bartolomé de las Casas, Bookplate, Catholic Church, Colony of Santo Domingo, Encomenderos, Ex Libris, Latin Church, Molesworth, Staining, Staining dyes, London

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