Hispania, sive De regis hispaniae regnis et opibus commentarius.: Laet, Joannes de. Hispania, sive De regis hispaniae regnis et opibus commentarius.: Laet, Joannes de.

Hispania, sive De regis hispaniae regnis et opibus commentarius.

Laet, Joannes de.

Published by Ex officina Elzeviriana, Lugd. Batav., 1629
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since April 10, 2001 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Association Member: ABAA

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 875.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 8.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Second edition, as => expanded to include material on the Canary Islands; issued the same year as the first. Significant as an => Americanum, this has chapters or sections on Florida, New Spain, Chile, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Cuba, Santo Domingo, Sinaloa, Culuacan, Puerto Rico, Veragua, the Yucatan, the Rio de la Plata, Zacatecas, Jalisco, and Brazil. Also there is information on Africa, including the Congo and Angola, and on Asia, principally Ceylon, Madagascar, and the Moluccas. The author was the cosmographer and historiographer of the Dutch East India Company as well as the Dutch royal family's official translator. => This is one of the scarcest volumes in commerce of the Elzevirs' series of histories in the Respublica series. It is only the fourth copy we have had in our 30+ years in the antiquarian book business. Provenance: Faded 17th-century inscription on title-page indicating the volume was a gift of P. Dupre to a school whose name we do not decipher. 16mo (11 cm, 4.375"). 520 pp., [4] ff. (final blank leaf). Willems 313; Rahir 284; European Americana 629/79; Palau 129562; Sabin 38560; Borba de Moraes (2nd ed.), Bibliographia brasiliana, I, 450. Contemporary Dutch vellum over paste boards, all edges red with that dye sometimes spilling into margins. => A clean, very good copy of this nice little book. Bookseller Inventory # 33584

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Hispania, sive De regis hispaniae regnis et ...

Publisher: Ex officina Elzeviriana, Lugd. Batav.

Publication Date: 1629

Store Description

Mail order only.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Association Member Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
Terms of Sale:

Everything is guaranteed to be as described, everything is offered subject to prior sale, everything is sold as on approval; all prices are net, with postage, handling, and insurance extra.

Anything sent may be returned for any reason within 5 days of receipt, although
prior notice is required and the returned item must be packed according to our instructions; credit will be applied when the item has arrived back at PRB&M in the same condition as when shipped and will include postage both ways i...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Unless we are otherwise instructed, delivery in the U.S. is typically by USPS priority mail on orders $300 and under and by UPS ground service on orders over that, with overnight or second-day delivery readily arrangeable at an additional charge; shipment abroad is by USPS air mail service.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer