Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 318

Price Realized: $ 3,750
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(NATURAL HISTORY.) Hernández, Francisco. Medici atque Historici Philippi II. Hisp. et Indiar. Regis. [2], xviii, [6], 452, [1]; [2], 562, [1]; 571, [1] pages. 3 volumes. 4to, contemporary speckled calf, minor wear; minimal wear to contents, faint dampstaining in Volume III; edges tinted red. Madrid, 1790

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first complete edition of the results of an important scientific expedition to New Spain undertaken from 1570 to 1577, detailing the plants and animals he found. It was compiled from his manuscript notes by physician Casimiro Gómez Ortega. Pilling 1748; Sabin 31517.