Lot 243 of 455:
With the Kino map of California 1762  

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Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Travels of the Jesuits, into the Various Parts of the World: Particularly China and East-Indies... Translated from the celebrated Lettres edifiantes & curiouses, ecrites des Missons etrangeres, par les Missonaires de la compagnie de Jesus... To which is now prefixed, An Account of the Spanish Settlements, in America, with a general Index to the whole Work
Author:
Lockman, John
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed for T. Piety
Date:
1762
Description:

2 volumes. [2], vi, 24, xxii,  [2], 487, [1]; [6], 4, 507, [21] pp. With 4 folding engraved maps; 2 folding engraved plates. (8vo) 19.7x12 cm (7¾x4¾"), modern black textured cloth, gilt spines, new endpapers. Second Edition.

Lockman's notable work on the travels of the Jesuits, with several significant maps including the Eusebio Francisco Kino map of the American southwest, "Passage by Land to California Discovered by Eusebius Francis Kino a Jesuit" (22.5x20.4 cm). The other maps are of Tierra del Fuego the Straits of Magellan, Mission of the Moxos, or Moxes: Settled by the Jesuits in Peru, and  Malabar and the Coromandel Coasts. The plates are a view and plan of Nagasaki, and the Gin-seng plant. According to Hill collection this second edition is better than the first "for its inclusion of much new data on Spanish America, especially California."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Interiors with light toning and scattered light foxing, closed tear along the fold of bottom panel of the map of Malabar and the Coromandel Coasts, small area of repair to ginseng plate; very good.
 
Item number:
309216
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