Travels of the Jesuits into various Parts of the World: Compiled from their Letters. Now first attempted in English .. Extracts from other Travellers, and miscellaneous

LOCKMAN, [John]. Translated from the 1743 edition of Lettres Edifiantes (published in 25 volumes 1717 -1741), containing particulars by Picolo of the state of the Missions newly settled in California.
London: Printed for T. Piety at the Rose and Crown in Pater-Noster-Row, 1762. Illustrated with maps and sculptures[sic] (A Map of the Malabar and Cormandel Coasts; Passage of land to California discovered by Father Eusebio Kino; Map of Terra del Fuego ..; Map of Nangasak called by the Chinese Tchangk; plate of Gin-Seng; Map of Mission of the Moxos, Peru).
Second (and best) edition, corrected. Two volumes.
Octavo, full tree calf with red and green gilt lettered morocco spine labels, lower edges stained yellow, marbled endpapers. Edges a little rubbed, upper hinge of volume I splitting, else fine. Maps in excellent condition with no tears or foxing.

Also contains "A Concise Account of the Spanish Dominions in America" 24 pp. at the end of volume I. [Howes L414. Sabin 40708, 40709].

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