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Bissel, Johannes, S. J.
Joannis Bissilii . Argonauticon Americanorum, sive historiae periculorum Petri De Vitoria.
Lucae Straubii, Monachii, 1647. First edition, small 12mo, 13 p.l., pp. 480, [12]; including an engraved title page (signed "Wolfg. Kilian. 1647 fecit."), printed title with a woodcut vignette, and a full-page engraved map of the western hemisphere; full contemporary vellum recased and rebacked; a good, sound copy. JCB II, p. 360; not in JFB Catalogue; Sabin 99443; European Americana 647/28: "Though conventionally described as a Latin version of the Ingolstadt, 1622, German translation of Pedro Gobeo de Victoria's Naufragio y peregrinatio, 1st publ., Seville, 1610, Harold Janz points out that this is in fact a novel for which Gobeo's account was 'merely . raw material'." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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