Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 7

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(ARGENTINA.) Lozano, Pedro. Carta . . . escrita al P. Bruno Morales . . . existente en esta Corte de Madrid. 39 pages. 4to, modern 1/4 calf; tightly trimmed with loss of some page numbers, moderate dampstaining, last 2 leaves worn with loss of a few letters. [Madrid, 1747?]

Additional Details

A letter written by a Jesuit missionary in Cordoba (now Argentina) in 1747. "Describes José de Quiroga's expedition to the Patagonian coasts"--European Americana 747/105 (this edition). Alternate edition, priority undetermined. Both editions were issued without a title page; Sabin speculates that it was likely "printed for private distribution only." Medina, BHA 7227; Palau 142976; Sabin 42597 (all re the 56-page edition); neither edition known at auction since 1968.