Iosephi Acosta, Societatis Iesu, De Natura Novi Orbis Libri Duo. Et de Promulgatione Evangelii apud Barbaros, sive, De procuranda Indorum salute, Libri Sex. Jose DE ACOSTA.

Iosephi Acosta, Societatis Iesu, De Natura Novi Orbis Libri Duo. Et de Promulgatione Evangelii apud Barbaros, sive, De procuranda Indorum salute, Libri Sex.

Cologne: Arnold Mylius, 1596.

Woodcut title vignette (with IHS initials); typeset marginalia throughout. [16], 581, [3 blank] pages. Short thick 8vo, contemporary calf; attractive inlaid covers with blind and gilt-stamped decorations (recent labels on spine). Coloniae Agrippinae: In officina Birkcmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1596. A near fine copy of this uncommon book

"The first two books of this work are nearly the same books of 'Historia natural y moral de las Indias' [originally published in Salamanca, 1588]; the other six are different." -- Sabin 120; Biblioteca hispano-americana (1493-1810) no. 368; Adams A-124.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Language: Latin

Price: $3,750.00

Item #262785