Lot 236 of 517:
400th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Strait of Magellan  

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$200 - $300

Title:
El Descubrimiento del Estrechio de Magallanes en Commemoracion del IV Centenario

Author:
Pastells, P. Pablo and Constantino Bayle

Place:
Madrid

Publisher:
Sucesores de Rivadeneyra (S.A.) Artes Gráficas

Date:
1920

Description:

896, [6] pp. Illustrated from photographs. (4to) 28.5x20 cm (11¼x8"), wrappers. First Edition.

Inscribed by Francisco Campos Torreblanca, consul of Spain, to Admiral Richard Byrd. Monograph published for the 400th anniversary of the discovery of Magellan Strait, the navigable sea route in southern Chile separating mainland South America to the north and Tierra del Fuego to the south. Some pages unopened. Apparently Volume I of II published, per World Cat.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wrappers tattered and torn; occasional dampstains, insides mostly clean and pages largely unopened; about very good.


 
Item number:
295966a
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