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First edition of the first major collection of Jesuit letters
from Japan, India, the Moluccas, Macao and Brazil,
many published here for the first time

XAVIER, Francis, Luís FRÓIS and others. Epistolae Japanicae, de multorum gentilium in variis insulis ad Christi fidem per Societatis nominis Jesu theologos conversione. In quibus etiam mores, leges, locorumque situs, luculenter descibuntur. [Volume 2: Epistolae ... gentilium ad Christi ... Societatis Jesu theologos. Pars altera.].
Louvain, Rutger Velpius, 1569. 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. Contemporary gold- and blind-tooled calf. Full description
€ 15,000
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Zoological expedition in North America, with 45 lithographed plates

YARROW, Henry Crécy and George Montague WHEELER. Reports upon the zoological collections obtained from portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, during the years 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874.
Washington, Government printing office, 1875. Large 4to (29.5 x 23 cm). With 45 lithographed plates (including 28 chromolithographed). Brown cloth. Full description
€ 450
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Important history of Peru

ZARATE, Augustin de. Histoire de la découverte et de la conquête du Perou.
Paris, Compagnie des Libraires, 1742. 2 volumes. 12mo. With engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map of Peru, and 11 (of 13) engraved plates (of which one folding). Contemporary calf. Full description
€ 500
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A novel about the California Gold Rush

ZIMMERMAN, W.F.A. (pseudonym of Carl Gottfried Wilhelm VOLLMER). Californie en de goudkoorts. Togten in het westen van Noord-Amerika. Het leven en de zeden der goudgravers, Mormonen en Indianen.
Amsterdam, P.M. van der Made, 1864. 2 volumes. 8vo. With a tinted lithographed frontispiece to each volume. Publisher's original printed stiff paper wrappers. Full description
€ 2,500
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Highly esteemed whaling book with 5 engraved maps & 13 other illustrations

ZORGDRAGER, Cornelis Gijsbertz. and Abraham MOUBACH. Bloeijende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche visschery. ... Uitgebreid met eene korte historische beschryving der noordere gewesten, ... Met byvoeging van de walvischvangst, ... Nevens een korte beshryving van de Terreneufsche Bakkeljaau-Visschery.
Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1728. 4to. With 5 (of 6) folding engraved maps, 11 engraved plates (1 folding), and 2 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges. Full description
€ 2,500
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