COMPENDIO DE LA HISTORIA GEOGRAFICA, NATURAL Y CIVIL DEL REYNO DE CHILE.

Madrid: Don Antonio de Sancha, 1788-1795. First edition. Complete two-volume set. Bound in full 18th century leather; marbled endpapers; spines hubbed and decorated in gilt. Ex-library with library name stamps on endpapers and title pages; ink call numbers on spine; else generally clean. Tight binding. Books did not circulate and were likely seldom handled. First edition of this monumental history of Chile by an early Jesuit missionary in Chile. This is the Spanish edition translated from the Italian. Vol. II contains a frontispiece and four folding maps and plans: Vol. I contains a single folding map. Touch of wear to spine ends. Some old wormholes to the lower margins of Vol. II. Overall good condition. Item #111772

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