Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 104

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
(MEXICO.) Nieremberg, Juan Eusebio. Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta. 70 engraved illustrations in the text. [8], 502, [104] pages. Folio, contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with arms and date stamped in gilt, minor wear and staining; toning, minor foxing, edges tinted green, minor dampstaining to last 3 leaves only, lacking rear free endpaper; title page in red and black. In a rather tight modern slipcase. Antwerp: Moreti, 1635

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An attractive copy of an important early work on the natural history of America, mainly devoted to Mexico, with extensive descriptions of plants, animals, and minerals, and 2 chapters at the end on wonders of nature in Europe and the Holy Land. European Americana 635/94; Nissen ZBI 2974; Palau 190738; Sabin 55268.