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Auction: Auction 07.04.2004
was auctioned on: 7 April 2004
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ANON. A General Collection of Voyages and Discoveries, made by the Portuguese and the Spaniards, during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries… With other voyages, to the East-Indies, the West-Indies, round the world, &c. London: Published by W. Richa...

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Estimate: £500 - £800
ca. US$900 - US$1,441
Price realised:  £598
ca. US$1,077
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ANON. A General Collection of Voyages and Discoveries, made by the Portuguese and the Spaniards, during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries… With other voyages, to the East-Indies, the West-Indies, round the world, &c. London: Published by W. Richardson, J. Bew, et al, 1789. 4° (270 x 215mm). 4 engraved plates and 4 folding engraved maps. Contemporary calf gilt, (rebacked, spice laid down, corners bumped). FIRST EDITION of this rare, anonymous collection of voyages including those of Cada Mosto, Dias, Vasco de Gama, Columbus, Vespusius, Cortereal, Cabral, de Solis, Cortes, Albuquerque and Magellan. Of the five maps listed in the Directions to Binder, that of the West Indies is not present in this and other copies and may not have been issued. Sabin 26875. Cox I, p. 22.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 07.04.2004
Date of the auction: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004
Address: Christie's
London, King Street