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A PROSPECTUS FOR THE ‘CHESAPEAKE LINE COMPANY’ ENCOURAGING IMMIGRATION THROUGH VIRGINIA VIA STEAMSHIP WITH 3 HAND-COLORED MAPS


[[CHESAPEAKE LINE COMPANY]. ] Compagnie Franco-Américaine des navires a vapeur de la Chesapeake par Lorient-Norfolk. Chesapeak Line Company. . Paris, [c. 1854].

$3,350


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EUROPEAN TRAVEL GUIDE FOR YOUNG READERS


Passeggiata in Europa ovvero Storia Viaggi e Costumi. Alla Gioventii. Con Figure. Torino, Fratelli Reycend, [ca. 1850].

Very rare first and only edition of this travel guide to Europe, written, as the title suggests, for young readers in a pocket 12mo format. The guide moves from tours of Italy and Switzerland all the way to Poland, Lithuania, and Turkey, as well as Great Britain, providing 8 engraved plates of national costumes along the way.
$1,450


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THE FIRST ETHNOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF THE INDIAN WORLD


ACOSTA, Joseph. The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies. Written in Spanish… and translated into English by E.G. London, Val Sims for Edward Blount and William Aspley, 1604.

First English edition of this eyewitness anthropological account of the Americas, chiefly Inca Peru and Aztec Mesoamerica, by the Jeusit father José de Acosta, “a more thoughtful and a more thorough account of the Indian world than anything then available” (Pagden).
$18,500


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A MANUAL FOR CLERICS
PRINTED IN LIMA 1621
RICH IN ETHNOGRAPHIC & ANTHROPOLOGICAL INFORMATION
ON THE INDIANS OF PERU


[PERU] ARRIAGA, Pablo José. Extirpacion de la Idolatria del Piru. Dirigido al Rey N.S. en su Real Conseio de Indias. Lima, Geronymo de Contreras, 1621.

$85,000


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THE FIRST CITY ATLAS PRODUCED IN ITALY
WITH 52 ENGRAVED VIEWS INCLUDING A LITTLE-KNOWN PLAN OF TENOCHTITLAN


BALLINO, Giulio. De’ disegni delle piu illustri città et fortezze del Mondo; parte I. Venice, Zalteri, 1569.

$60,000


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