Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 282

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(TRAVEL.) Cayet, Pierre Victor Palma. Chronologie Septenaire de l'Histoire de la Paix entre les Roys de France et d'Espagne. Engraved additional title page. [4], 498, [2] leaves. 8vo, contemporary vellum, minor wear; lacking free endpapers, minimal dampstaining and light soiling to a few leaves; later tag remnant on verso of engraved title, modern dealer's tag on front pastedown. Paris: J. Richer, 1605

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first edition, second issue with corrected page numbers, of a chronicle of Jesuit efforts from 1598 to 1604 in Peru, the Philippines, China, and elsewhere. Most notable is an early summary of Champlain's 1603 first voyage to Canada on pages 415-424. European Americana 605/21; JCB, page II:34; Palau 50667; Sabin 11627n. While the 1605 second edition appears occasionally, we know of no other first edition at auction since a Swann sale, 20 April 1972, lot 79.