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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.