Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 344

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(GUIANA.) [Bancroft, Edward.] An Essay on the Natural History of Guiana. Frontispiece plate. 8vo, contemporary calf, moderate wear; minor foxing and browning; later bookplate on front pastedown. With [4] pages of undated publisher's ads. London, 1769

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"The especial subject of the author's inquiries regarding the Indians, is the nature and use of the Wourali Poison, with which their weapons are charged"--Field 70. Sabin 3106.