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Amerigo Vespucci 3 books collection by VESPUCCI, Amerigo [1451-1512] (subject) - 1817

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Amerigo Vespucci 3 books collection by VESPUCCI, Amerigo [1451-1512] (subject) - 1817

Amerigo Vespucci 3 books collection

by VESPUCCI, Amerigo [1451-1512] (subject)

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1817. Hard & Soft cover. Very Good. Three early classic works on the Italian merchant Amerigo Vespucci, explorer, and navigator from the Republic of Florence who allegedly undertook several voyages to the "New World". In recognition of his explorations, the cartographer Martin Waldweemüller latinized his name as America in Cosmographiae Introductio (1507).

• Girolamo Bartolommei già Smeducci (1584-1662). L'America poema eroico di Girolamo Bartolomei già Smeducci Al cristianissimo Luigi XIV. re di Francia e di Navarra. Roma: Nella stamperia di Lodouico Grignani, 1650. [20], 564, [12] pp. 4to, 300 × 215 mm. ² a-b A-4A 4B² 4C 4D². Allegorical engraving by Johann Friedric Greuter depicting Vespucci reaching the Americas. Lacking the engraved portrait frontispiece of the author but otherwise complete. Vellum binding, some browning but very nicely restored, handwritten title on the spine. Dedicated to Louis XIV, King of France and Navarre. First and only edition of this epic poem in forty cantos, printed in two columns, each canto consisting of a hundred stanzas, celebrating Vespucci and his exploits, comparing him to Ulysses in Homer's Odyssey. Born in Florence circa 1584, Girolamo 

Bartolommei già Smeducci graduated in law, but then devoted himself assiduously to literature. He was part of the Accademia della Crusca with the name of Imbucato of the Accademia Fiorentina. He was the author of many theatrical compositions and musical dramas. References: JCB Lib. cat. (Bibliotheca Americana), pre-1675, 2:393; Sabin, 3797; Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.), 25119. A scarce publication in excellent condition.

• Francesco Bartolozzi. Apologia delle ricerche istorico-critiche circa alle scoperte d'Amerigo Vespucci alle quali può servire d'aggiunta scritta da Francesco Bartolozzi in confutazione della lettera seconda allo stampatore data col nome del Padre Canovai delle Scuole Pie. Firenze: per Gaetano Cambiagi stamp., 1789. 40 pp. 8vo. Green paper wrapper.

• Stanislao Canovi. Viaggi d'Amerigo Vespucci con la vita, l'elogio e la dissertazione di questo celebre navigatore del Padre Stanislao Canovai. Opera postuma. Firenze: Presso Giovacchino Pagani. 1817. [4], 392 pp. 8vo. Father Stanislao Canovai (1740-1812) was an Italian mathematician, poet, and historian. Brown marbled paper wrapper.

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Mundus Novus. Letter to Lorenzo Pietro di Medici;
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Mundus Novus. Letter to Lorenzo Pietro di Medici;

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Letter to Piero Soderini, Gonfaloniere. The Year 1504; v.8
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Letter to Piero Soderini, Gonfaloniere. The Year 1504; v.8
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The First Four Voyages of Amerigo Vespucci

by 1451-1512, Vespucci Amerigo

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The Life and Voyages of Americus Vespucius : with Illustrations Concerning the Navigator, and the Discovery of the New World

by Lester, C. Edwards (author); Amerigo Vespucci (1451-1512) (letters)

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New York: Baker & Scribner, 1846. First edition. Hardcover. very good -. Octavo. 431, (1)pp. Index. Plus a 26pp. publisher's catalog. Original blind stamped decorative brown ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated with a steel engraved frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and a folding woodcut genealogical table of the "Vespuci Family." Gift inscription on front free endpaper, dated 1847, from James Prentiss (a prominent Rahway, N.J. land speculator) to his grandson. Extremities of spine and top gutter of front hinge with small chips, and corners a bit worn. Title page with some offset browning from the frontispiece, a faint embossed library round stamp, and some remnants of old rubber stamps on the title page. Old library bookplate on front pastedown and library call letters in white ink at base of spine. Despite the condition reservations, this is a sound, internally clean, excellent reading copy. Contents: pt. I. Biography [including Vespucci's letters of his four voyages] -- pt.… Read More
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