Lot 195 of 613:
Description Of Works Relating To America from the Years 1492 to 1551  

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Title:
Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima: A Description Of Works Relating To America Published Between the Years 1492 And 1551

Author:
Harrisse, Henry

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Geo. P. Philes

Date:
1866

Description:

liv, 519, [1] pp. (4to) 30x23 cm (12x9½"), full gilt decorated red morocco with gilt decorated spine, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. No. 61 of 99 numbered quarto copies. First Edition.

Still one of the standard books for early works on America, describing 304 works in exhaustive detail. Handsomely bound.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soiling to binding with rubbing to joints and extremities, small paper library label at heel of spine; library bookplates on endpapers, library rubber stamp at bottom margin of a few pages, light toning and finger soiling to interior edges; very good.


 
Item number:
288768
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