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Lot 49

South America.- Vargas y Ponce (Jose de) Relacion del Altimo Viage al Estrecho de Magallanes de la Fragata de S.M. [and] Apéndice a la Relacion del Viage al Magallanes..., 2 vol., 1783-88.

 

Hammer Price: £340

Estimate: £400 - £600

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South America.- Vargas y Ponce (Jose de) Relacion del Altimo Viage al Estrecho de Magallanes de la Fragata de S.M. [and] Apéndice a la Relacion del Viage al Magallanes..., 2 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece, 5 folding tables and 4 folding maps only (of 5, lacking Carta reducida del estrecho de Magallanes, fragata de S.M. Santa María de la Cabeza), non-uniform later mottled calf, vol.2 rubbed and scuffed, [Sabin 16765], 4to, Madrid, Ibarra, 1788 & 1783.

⁂ Two important voyages, the first of which was carried out to ascertain the continued viability of the Magellan Straits for Spanish sailors. The second voyage includes interesting accounts of encounters with the natives.

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South America.- Vargas y Ponce (Jose de) Relacion del Altimo Viage al Estrecho de Magallanes de la Fragata de S.M. [and] Apéndice a la Relacion del Viage al Magallanes..., 2 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece, 5 folding tables and 4 folding maps only (of 5, lacking Carta reducida del estrecho de Magallanes, fragata de S.M. Santa María de la Cabeza), non-uniform later mottled calf, vol.2 rubbed and scuffed, [Sabin 16765], 4to, Madrid, Ibarra, 1788 & 1783.

⁂ Two important voyages, the first of which was carried out to ascertain the continued viability of the Magellan Straits for Spanish sailors. The second voyage includes interesting accounts of encounters with the natives.

Lot 49

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