Auction 353 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography

AMERICA -- (OLDMIXON, J.). Het Britannische Ryk in Amerika. II. Deel: Vervattende Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Dominico, Antego, (…) Jamaica, de Bahamaansche en Barmudische Eilanden. Uit het Engelsch. Als mede een omstandig Berecht aangaande de Koffy en Koffy-plantery, Uit het Fransch vert. Amst., R. en G. Wetstein, 1721. 1 (of 2) vols. (4), 327, (15) pp. W. engr. front., 3 fine fold. maps and 3 engrs. on 1 fold. plate dep. the coffee plant. 4°. Cont. full red cf. w. gilt family crest (w. palm tree, possibly related to Surinam?) on both sides surrounded by gilt dec. borders. (Skilfully rebacked, else a very fine copy).

Second volume only of this first Dutch translation of a work which was originally published in 1708. The maps by H. Mol depict the islands Barbados, St. Christopher/Antigua and Jamaica. The last 7 pages are devoted to the knowledge and production of coffee and also have the 3 engravings (on 1 plate) which are not always present. - Sabin XIII, 569; Tiele 192.

€ 400

result € 320

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