Orbigny (D’Orbigny) Alcide

VOYAGE PITTORESQUE DANS LES DEUX AMERIQUES. Résumé général de tous les voyages de Colomb, Las-Casas, Oviedo, Parry, etc. Par les rédacteurs du ‘Voyage pittoresque autour du monde”. Accompagné de Cartes et nombreuses gravures en taille-douce sur acier, d’après les dessins de MM. de Sainson.

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Note Bibliografiche

In-8 gr. (mm. 274x184), mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso, pp. (4),XVI,568, vignetta al frontespizio, testo su due colonne. Riccamente illustrato da: 1 tavola di ritratti al frontespizio (Colombo, Guillaume Penn, Humboldt e d'Orbigny) inc. su acciaio, 134 tavole f.t., di cui 1 ripieg., che contengono scene di vita, vedute, costumi, etc. e 2 carte geografiche più volte ripieg. - Amérique du Nord e du Sud. "Prima edizione". Cfr. Borba de Moraes, II, 116. Cfr. anche “The Hill collection”,487 (in nota all’edizione del 1853): “Alcide d’Orbigny was a French naturalist who crisscrossed almost the entire continent of South America as the leader of a scientific expedition between 1826 and 1833. The expedition findings were published in his "Voyage dans l’Amérique Mérdionale" (Paris 1835-1847). D’Orbigny also edited the present work, a compilation of voyages to both North and South America; included are materials from Columbus, Las Casas, Oviedo, Lopez de Gomara, Acosta, La Condamine, Ulloa, Humboldt, Frézier, Molina, Miers, Franklin, and others. Some important plates from these accounts are reproduced in this work. The first edition was issued in Paris, 1836, with other editions published in 1841, 1854, and 1897, sometimes with the title "Voyage pittoresque dans les deux Amériques"..”. Solo alc. fioriture, altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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