Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 71

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,200 - $ 3,200
Il Gazzettiere Americano.

Livorno: Coltellini, 1763.

First Italian edition, three large folio volumes, (likely a married set), illustrated with seventy-eight engravings, many folding, including maps, natural history specimens, and scenes of new world industry; volumes vary in size, all in full parchment, worn. (3)

Sabin 26814; Howes A 207; Borba page 347.

This Italian translation of the 1762 London imprint, The American Gazetteer, is here greatly expanded. Most of the twenty-one maps are based on the work of Emanuel Bowen.