ELOGIO D'AMERIGO VESPUCCI...CON UNA DISSERTAZIONE GUISTIFICATIVA DI QUESTO CELEBRE NAVIGATORE.

Firenze. 1788. viii,80pp. Lacks frontispiece portrait. Contemporary blue paper wrappers. Spine perished, front wrapper detached. Discreet ink stamp on titlepage. Very minor scattered foxing, but generally quite clean internally. Very good. Item #WRCAM41523

The author devoutly believes that Vespucci, who was a Tuscan by birth, was the discoverer of America, and that Columbus was an impostor. Though he is quite insistent in this belief, the work is still useful for its biographical details of Vespucci. SABIN 10704. PALAU 42410.

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