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The History of the discovery and conquest - [ABREU DE GALINDO, Juan de] - 1764. [1221959]
London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1764. [8], viii, 368pp. With three engraved plates of maps and plans, one folding. Contemporary tree calf, recently rebacked in tooled calf, lettered in gilt. Rubbed with some surface loss. Marbled endpapers, front fly leaf detached, occasional spots of light foxing and dust-soiling. From the library of Hugh Selbourne, with small private ink-stamps to verso of title and p.51. A commendable translation by Captain George Glas (1725-1765) of Historia de la conquista de las siete islas de Gran Canaria, itself a revised issue, done in 1632 by an unknown author under the pseudonym of Juan de Abrieu de Galindo, of an unfinished work by Spanish historian and antiquarian Gonzalo Argote de Molina (1548-1596). ESTC T36478.. First edition. Quarto.
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