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Lot 42

South America.- Jesuits.- Fernandez (Juan Patrico) Historica relatio, de Apostolicis Missionibus petrum Societatis Jesu apud Chiquitos, Paraquariae populos, first Latin edition, Augsburg, 1733.

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South America.- Jesuits.- Fernandez (Juan Patrico) Historica relatio, de Apostolicis Missionibus petrum Societatis Jesu apud Chiquitos, Paraquariae populos, first Latin edition, title printed in red and black, lacking errata f. and front free endpaper, worming, heavier at start and end, foxed and browned, contemporary mottled calf, loss to head of spine, rubbed and scuffed, [Sabin 24137], 4to, Augsburg, 1733.

⁂ "This highly esteemed work was printed fifty-four years after the death of the author, who was one of the most zealous and active missionaries among the Chiquito Indians of Paraguay. It contains interesting details concerning this large tribe, as well as of the tribes adjacent. Father Fernandez died in 1672, just as he was making arrangements for founding a mission in the Grand Chaco" - Sabin.

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South America.- Jesuits.- Fernandez (Juan Patrico) Historica relatio, de Apostolicis Missionibus petrum Societatis Jesu apud Chiquitos, Paraquariae populos, first Latin edition, title printed in red and black, lacking errata f. and front free endpaper, worming, heavier at start and end, foxed and browned, contemporary mottled calf, loss to head of spine, rubbed and scuffed, [Sabin 24137], 4to, Augsburg, 1733.

⁂ "This highly esteemed work was printed fifty-four years after the death of the author, who was one of the most zealous and active missionaries among the Chiquito Indians of Paraguay. It contains interesting details concerning this large tribe, as well as of the tribes adjacent. Father Fernandez died in 1672, just as he was making arrangements for founding a mission in the Grand Chaco" - Sabin.

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