Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 258

Price Realized: $ 250
?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. [8], iv, 402, [2] pages, including 2 leaves of undated publisher's ads. 8vo, contemporary calf, moderate wear, rejointed; minor foxing, minimal dampstaining; early owner's signature on title page, later ex-libris bookplate on front pastedown. London, 1769

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first edition. "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.