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A voyage to South America : describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c. on that extensive continent, the genius, customs, manners, and trade of the inhabitants; together with the natural history of the country, and an account of their gold and silver mines. Undertaken, by command of His Majesty the King of Spain, by Don George Juan, and Don Antonio de Ulloa / Translated from the original Spanish.

Author/creator Ulloa, Antonio de, 1716-1795
Other author/creatorJuan, Jorge, 1713-1773.
Format Book and Print
Edition2d ed.
Publication InfoDublin : Printed for Alexander Ewing, 1765.
Description2 volumes : plates (some folded) ; 20 cm
Subject(s)
Uniform titleRelación histórica del viage a la América Meridional. English
Variant title Binder's spine title Ulloa's voyages
Local noteJoyner Rare v. 1-2 include leather half bindings, marbled paper over boards, and gilt stamping on spine.
General note"Illustrated with copper plates."--Title page.
General noteIncludes index.
General noteTranslation of: Relación histórica del viaje a la América Meridional. Madrid, 1748.
General noteThe "Resumen historico del origen, y succession de los Incas, y demas soberanos del Perú", by Garcilaso de la Vega, found in the original, is omitted from this translation.
General noteThe account of the scientific works of the expedition, written by Jorge Juan y Santacilla, was published separately, Madrid, 1748, under title: "Observaciones astronomicas y phisicas hechas ... en los reynos del Perú ..." It is not included in this translation.
References Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 36813
Acquisitions source Joyner Rare v. 1-2 Purchased from Helen R. Kahn & Assoc. Inc., 02/28/2018

Available Items

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Joyner Rare Collection F2221 .U45 1765 V.1 ✔ Available Request Material
Joyner Rare Collection F2221 .U45 1765 V.2 ✔ Available Request Material

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