Buenos Aires. 1816-17. Three volumes. Frontispiece portrait of the author in first volume. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Slight wear and worming to spines, bit rubbed, else a fine set. Item #WRCAM10449
An important locally produced history of Buenos Aires and the surrounding area, composed from original documents, and the first history of Argentina written by a native author. Funes was a major figure in the revolution in Argentina, and the publisher of one of the earliest newspapers issued regularly in the region. LeCLERC 1739. PALAU 95861. SABIN 26211.