Sale 16BP02 | Lot 2

[AMERICAN GAZETTEER] Il Gazzettiere Americano contenente un distinto ragguaglio di tutte le parti del Nuovo Mondo.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
[AMERICAN GAZETTEER]  Il Gazzettiere Americano contenente un distinto ragguaglio di tutte le parti del Nuovo Mondo.

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[AMERICAN GAZETTEER] Il Gazzettiere Americano contenente un distinto ragguaglio di tutte le parti del Nuovo Mondo. Livorno:...
Livorno: Marco Coltellini, 1763. First edition in Italian. Three volumes, contemporary vellum over boards, later paper labels. 12 1/4 x 9 inches (31.5 x 23.5); complete with 78 plates and maps (includes engraved frontispiece, many double-page), half-title in volume I only, engraved vignettes to titles, xxii, 216, [1]; 256, [1]; 253, [1]. Explorers Club bookplate to pastedown, blindstamp to title and some plates, early ownership signature to title and initials to first leaf, ink stamps to title of volumes II & III, ink numerals to verso of one map, spotting and a few stray stains and short tears, dampstaining to volume II, cover to volume I detached, vellum soiled.
This is the Italian edition of the American Gazetteer, published in three volumes in London in 1762. Sabin 26814.


C The Explorers Club Collection

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $2,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $2,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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