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GUERREIRO, Fernao. Relaçam annual das cosas que fizeram os padres da Companhia de Iesus na India, & Japão nos annos de 600. & 601, & do processo da conversão…tirada das cartas geraes que de la vierão pello padre Fernão Guerreiro. Evora, Manoel de Lyra, 1603.

Rare first edition and the first and rarest of this series of Portuguese-language reports from missions overseas, with a decided emphasis on Asia.
$22,000


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THE FIRST FRENCH EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE EAST INDIES


MARTIN, François, de VITRÉ. Description du premier voyage faict aux Indes Orientales par les François en l’An 1603. [including separate title pages for the Description et Remarque de quelques animaux, episceries, drogues… and the Traicte du Scurbut]. . Paris, Laurens Sonnius, 1604.

Extremely rare first edition of the first French account of the East Indies to appear in print (cf. Lach & van Kley, III: 373), here in an impeccable copy bound in contemporary vellum.
$50,000


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ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE
OF AN EARLY WUNDERKAMMER
WITH DEPICTIONS OF NUMEROUS AMERICAN ITEMS
RARE COMPLETE ISSUE
WITH EXTENSIVE HISTORICAL APPENDIX


OLEARIUS, Adam. Gottorffische Kunst-Kammer, worinnen allerhand ungemeine Sachen, so theils die Natur, theils künstlische Hände hervor gebracht und bereitet …. Schleswig, Gottfriedt Schultzen, 1674.

Rare 1674 (second) augmented edition of the illustrated catalogue of the renowned Wunderkammer of Friedrich III, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein (1597-1659), housed at Gottorp Castle. The volume was authored by the collection’s curator and librarian, the noted mathematician, geographer, diplomat and traveler Adam Olearius (1603-1671). The collection housed several objects from the New World.
$9,000


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