GAGE’S TRAVELS TO THE WEST INDIES, 1655, WITH FOUR RARE MERCATOR MAPS OF THE AMERICAS
GAGE, Thomas. A New Survey of the West-Indias. London, 1655.
Second and much preferred edition of this noted 17th-century description of the wealth of Mexico and South America— as unprotected and ripe for conquest— with four desirable engraved maps of the region by Mercator, not present in the first edition, handsomely bound in full 18th-century elegantly blind-stamped paneled calf. $8800.