Lot 329: Americas.- Vega, "El Inca". (Garcilaso de la), La Florida Del'Inca. Historia del Adelantado Hernando de Soto..., 1723.
November 16, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Americas.- Vega (Garcilaso de la), "El Inca". La Florida Del'Inca. Historia del Adelantado Hernando de Soto..., edited by Andres G. Barcia, second edition, double column, title in red and black, woodcut decorative initials and head- and tail-pieces, sig. 2L bound before 2K, title stained, final 2 ff. holes at head and foot with loss of a few letters, but not sense of text, water-stained to varying degrees (heavier at start), final f. verso and rear pastedown with colour pencil scribbles, contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties, soiled and creased, [Sabin 98745; European Americana 732/57; Palau 354793; Hill 680], folio, Madrid, Nicolas Rodriguez Franco, 1723. ⁂ Rare work on the ill-fated expedition of the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto into North America and on the aborigines of Florida. The first edition is excessively rare, with this second edition correcting earlier errors and adding an extensive index.