Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima. A Description of Works Relating to America Published Between the Years 1492 and 1551. Additions
Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Librairie G. P. Maisonneuve
Date Published: Circa 1946
Book Id: 37738
Quarto [28 cm] Bound in 3/4 blue cloth with brown and black patterened vinyl covered boards, and the title stamped in gilt on the spine. "Publications de la Librairie Maisonneuve" at the rear. Very good. The extremities are very lightly rubbed and bumped. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Both pastedowns are rippled.
Supplement. A reprint of the Librairie Tross edition of 1872. From the Introduction- "The present volume is not a continuation of the Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima, but a series of notes and additions intended to aid towards forming a complete list of works relating to the discovery, history and geography of America, printed previous to the year 1551... Several of these additional titles present interesting and forgotten accounts of important events, or heretofore unknown translations and editions of leading works..."