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Sale: 482 / Rare Books, May 27. 2019 in Hamburg Lot 339

 
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Hernan Cortes
Historia de Nueva-España. Aumentada con otros documentos, y notas, por el ilustrissimo senor F. A. Lorenzana. Mexiko, J. A. de Hogal 1770.

"An important and highly esteemed work, containing the celebrated letters of Cortez to the Emperor Charles V" (Sabin).

Erste Ausgabe des bedeutenden Werkes. "Contains the second, third, and fourth Spanish letters of Cortes, being the second collection of them published to that date" (Sabin). - "Ouvrage extrêment important, contenant de précieux documents sur l'histoire de la conquête du Mexique .. Entre les pp. 176-177 .. sont 31 planches (num. 32) qui représentent le fac-simile d'un livre mexicain en caractère hiéroglyphiques , avec la transcription en lettres latines et la traduction espagnole" (Leclerc). - Die beiden anderen Tafeln zeigen den großen Tempel von Mexiko und den Azteken-Kalender. Ferner mit 1 Mexiko-Karte von J. A. Alzate y Ramirez (1769) und einer Küsten-Karte Kaliforniens.

EINBAND: Kalbleder der Zeit mit floraler Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild. 26,5 : 19 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit Titelvignette, Frontispiz, 1 Initiale, 33 Tafeln (1 gefaltet) und 2 Faltkarten, sämtlich gestochen. - KOLLATION: 10 Bll., XVI, 175 (recte 176) S., 1 Bl., S. 177-400, 9 Bll. Register. - ZUSTAND: Tls. etw. fleckig, letzte ca. 40 Bll. wasserrandig und -wellig, Mexiko-Karte mit hinterl. Randeinriß, Titel mit kl. hinterl. Randausriß sowie kl. Tintenspuren im Oberrand, Frontisp. seitl. etw. knapp beschnitten. Einbd. stellenw. etw. beschabt.

LITERATUR: Sabin 16938 (Cortes) und 42065 (Lorenzana). - Palau 63204. - Medina 5380. - Bibl. Mejicana 445. - Leclerc 1108.

First edition. With engr. title-vignette, engr. frontispiece, 2 engr. folding maps and 33 (1 folding) copperplates. Contemp. calf with floral gilt spine and small label. - Partly slightly stained, last 40 leaves waterstained and wavy, map of Mexico with backed tear, title with tear off (backed) and small ink traces at the upper margin, frontispice cropped close at the fore edge. Binding here and there scraped.

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Hernan Cortes
Historia de Nueva-Espana, 1770.
Estimate: € 2,500 / $ 2,825
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