Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 4

Price Realized: $ 750
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Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(ARGENTINA.) Dobrizhoffer, Martin. An account of the Abipones, an equestrian people of Paraguay. 3 volumes. 8vo, original boards, moderate wear; rehinged, minor dampstaining; unopened. London, John Murray, 1822

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first edition in english of the above, translated from the Latin by Sara Coleridge, daughter of the poet. "Highly eulogized by Coleridge, Southey, Charles Lamb, Lowndes, and Brunet. It is almost the only work relating to this almost unknown tribe of Indians, and is a memorial of nearly eighteen years of suffering and toil amongst a most savage race"--Sabin 20414. Palau 74705.