1806 1st ed Pons Voyage to Terra Firma South America Tobacco INDIANS Venezuela

De PONS, François Joseph

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François Raimond de Pons’s ‘Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma’ is one of the most important accounts of voyages in the New World. Perhaps these references provide the best description of this work:

 

According to Field,

“Beside his account of the slaughter and destruction of Indians during the conquest of their nations, the author gives a portrait of the Indians before the arrival of the Europeans.”

 

Per Hill,

“This is an important account of Venezuela giving a description of the country and people and also accounts of growth and production of cocoa, indigo, sugar, cotton, coffee, and tobacco.”

 

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1806 1st ed Pons Voyage to Terra Firma South America Tobacco INDIANS Venezuela

 

François Raimond de Pons’s ‘Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma’ is one of the most important accounts of voyages in the New World. Perhaps these references provide the best description of this work:

 

According to Field,

“Beside his account of the slaughter and destruction of Indians during the conquest of their nations, the author gives a portrait of the Indians before the arrival of the Europeans.”

 

Per Hill,

“This is an important account of Venezuela giving a description of the country and people and also accounts of growth and production of cocoa, indigo, sugar, cotton, coffee, and tobacco.”

 

Item number: #9363

Price: $550

 

De PONS, François Joseph

 

A voyage to the eastern part of Terra Firma, or the Spanish Main, in South-America, during the years 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804 : containing a description of the territory under the jurisdiction of the Captain General of Caraccas, composed of the provinces of Venezuela, Maracaibo, Varinas, Spanish Guiana, Cumana, and the island of Margaretta ;…

 

New-York : Printed by and for I. Riley and Co, 1806. First English edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages: volume 2 and 3 only
    • 2: 362, [11]
    • 3: 288, [10]
  • Reference: Field 421; Hill 238; BAL 10096
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Visible repair to boards
  • Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 13.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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9363

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Other

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

De PONS, François Joseph

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete