BRESSON, André. Bolivia. Sept années d'explorations, de voyages et de séjours dans l'Amérique australe. Préface de Ferdinand de Lesseps. Paris, Challamel ainé, 1886.8vo. Later cloth (original wrappers preserved; library number on spine). With folding panorama of the Panama Canal and folding map (both repaired on folds), and 106 plates and illustrations by Henri Lanos. XX,639 pp. Contenant: Une étude générale sur le canal interocéanique; Des aperçu sur les États de l'Amérique centrale; Des descriptions du Pérou et du Chili; Des nombreux documents géographiques, historiques et statistiques sur le Brésil et les républiques Hispano-Américaines; Des explorations chez les Indiens de l'Aracanie, du Pilcomayo, des missions de Bolivia et de l'Amazonie. 'Son ouvrage principal Bolivia (1886) ait un caractère plus encyclopédique que descriptif ' (Broc, Dictionnaire illustré des explorateurs .. français du XIXe siècle, p. 48-49). - (Some leaves repaired). - Covers much of South America. [Boeknr.: 8159 ]

€ 175,00

BROUWER, Hendrick. Goud en Indianen. Het journaal van Hendrick Brouwers expeditie naar Chili in 1643. Bezorgd en ingeleid door Henk den Heijer. Zutphen, 2015. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 29 illustrations (several in colours). 344 pp. Linschoten Vereeniging CXIV. - The directors of the WIC agreed with Johan Maurits' proposal to establish a home base in southern Chile. This is the account of the Dutch attempt to establish a home base in Chile and to drive out the Spanish colonists with the help of Indian allies. [Boeknr.: 33907 ]

€ 45,00

BROUWER, Hendrick. Het jacht Dolphin van Hoorn. Verkenner in de vloot van Hendrik Brouwer, 1643. Hoorn, Stichting Nederlandse Kaap Hoorn Vaarders, 2007. 8vo. Wrappers. With illustrations. 112 pp. In 1642, the VOC joined the Dutch West India Company in organizing an expedition to Chile to establish a base for trading gold at the abandoned ruins of Valdivia. The fleet sailed from Dutch Brazil where John Maurice of Nassau provided them with supplies. While rounding Cape Horn, the expedition established that Staten Island was not part of the unknown Southern land. [Boeknr.: 32251 ]

€ 25,00

ERNST, August. Republik Chili. Erlebnisse und Beobachtungen. Berlin, Möser & Scherl, 1863.Contemporary marmbled boards. With 4 woodcut plates. 121 pp. Sabin 22778. [Boeknr.: 33571 ]

€ 150,00

GILLISS, James Melville. The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52. Volume I: Chili: its geography, climate, earthquakes, government, social condition, mineral and agricultural resources, commerce, &c. Washington, A.O.P. Nicholson, 1855.4to. Contemporary half calf (spine dam., hinges weak). With coloured costume plate, 5 (of 6) tinted lithographed views and 7 maps (3 folding; 1 damaged). XIII,556 pp. This expedition to South America, led by lieut. James Melville Gilliss, was the third American Naval Scientific expedition. The Gilliss expedition went overland to Panama City and then via the South Pacific to Callao, Valparaiso, and Santiago. A subsidiary expedition was sent to explore northern Chile as far as La Paz, Bolivia (Hill 707). The expedition took back to Washington a large number of scientific observations. - (Age-browned). Sabin 27419; Palau 102244; Leclerc 1957. [Boeknr.: 9690 ]

€ 225,00

JUAN, Jorge & Antonio de ULLOA. Historische reisbeschryving van geheel Zuid-America; gedaan op bevel des konings van Spanje. Goes, Jacobus Huysman, 1771-72.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt, with morocco title-labels to spines (2 hinges sl. damaged but strongly holding). With title-pages printed in red and black, engraved allegorical frontispiece, 11 engraved plates (6 folding) and 14 folding maps and plans by H. Vinkeles, J. van Schley, and J. van Jagen. (8),XXIV,428; VIII,IV,406 pp. First Dutch edition, with new and improved plates and maps; first published in Spanish in Madrid in 1748 Relacion historica del viage a la America meridional. - The most comprehensive 18th century account of South America giving the results of the scientific expedition by a group of leading European scientists. Primary source for the history of Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Colombia. This voyage arose out of the desire of the French government. Members of the Academy of Sciences, under the leadership of Charles-Marie de la Condamine, together with two of the most scientific officers of the Spanish navy, Antonio de Ulloa (1716-1795) and Jorge Juan y Santacilla (1713-1773), 'carried on a series of operations of unexampled difficulty and encountered hardships and sufferings which demanded the strength of the strongest constitutions and the energy of minds stimulated by a love of science' (Cox II, p.275). 'Juan and Ulloa's Travels may be selected as the most entertaining and satisfactory work of its kind' (Sabin 36813). - A very fine copy.Tiele 1120; Cat. NHSM I, p.281; Muller, America, 826; Sabin 36804; Howgego p.559. [Boeknr.: 1662 ]

€ 2250,00

RANDIER, Jean. Hommes et navires au Cap Horn 1616-1939. Paris, Hachette, 1966. 4to. Pictorial boards. With many illustrations. 360 pp. [Boeknr.: 34702 ]

€ 25,00

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