De insulis nuper inventis Fernandi Cortesii
Cologne, for Birckman, August 23, 1532
(Harrisse 168; Church 63; Medina BHA: 86; Palau 63192)
In folio, XIX full black calf (30x20 cm)
Spine comparted. Title printed in gilt.
4 nn lvs, including engraved title page
30 nn lvs (carta de relacion 2)
33 nn lvs (carta de relacion 3)
1 nn leaf (Martin de Valencia, carta de Yucatan)
4 nn lvs (Two letters one by bishop Zumarraga, one by Herborn)
Numerous, often historiated, woodcut initials. This copy is fully rubricated in red by a contemporary hand.
Condition: lacks the 8 nn lvs , the text of Peter Martyrs De insulis. Minor smear and marginal ...
Atlas geografico del Peru
Paris, Libreria del Fermin Didot. 1865
(not in Phillips but compare Phillips atlases 2769; not in Sabin but compare Sabin 59326)
Gran folio: (paper 51x41 cm); contemporary boards. Title on spine
45 (folding) maps; 27 plates & photolithographic images on 67 numbered sheets plus 6 extra numbered sheets. Includes general map of Peru and the large folding view of Arequipa.
This atlas is to be considered a proofprint, preceding the two first editions, printed before the government subsidy was given and the first edition was printed : one in Spanish, the other in French.
The proof edition is characterised by a rustic manner of binding, one ...