Sale 2468 - Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, March 8, 2018

TRAVEL, continued 239 c BOTERO, GIOVANNI. Le Relationi Universali . . . divise in Sette Parti. 7 parts in one volume. 4to, 218x156 mm, contemporary limp vellum with spine title in ink, lacking ties, label removed from spine; contents generally clean. Venice: Alessandro de’Vecchi, 1618(-17) [3,000/5,000] Geopolitical survey of the world originally published in 1591-96. This is the first edition to include the supplement containing illustrations of natives of Africa, Arabia, and India, and monsters supposedly found in exotic locales. Alden 618/20. Le Relationi Universali. 4 folding engraved maps of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas, with good margins. [32], 208, 71, [1]; [20], 131, [1]; 156, [8]; [16], 68 pages. First gathering dog-eared and loose, paper flaw in lower outer corner of b1 and B5 in first part affecting a few words, presswork flaw in lower outer corner of page 51 in first part and page 136 in third part slightly affecting text, faint dampstain in lower inner corner of index leaves in third part. 1618 * Aggiunta alla Quarta Parte delle’Indie. 33 large woodcuts from the workshop of Hans Burgkmair, including title vignette. [32] leaves. 1618 * I Capitani . . . Parte Quinta. Dove si vede le guerre successe in Francie [etc.]. [8], 56 pages. 1617 * Relationi . . . cioè Di Spagna. Dello Stato della Chiesa. Del Piamonte. Della Contea di Nizza. Dell’Isola Taprobana. Con il Saggio dell’Opera de’ Prencipi è Capitani Illustri . . . Parte Sesta. [8], 52, 22, [2] pages, including final blank. 1618(-17).