7. [BERINGTON, Simon] The Adventures of Signor Gaudentio de Lucca Being the substance of his examination before the fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna, in Italy: giving an account of an unknown country, in the midst of the deserts of Africa, the origin and antiquity of the people, their religion, customs, and laws. Philadelphia: Reprinted by William Conover, 1799. 12mo (185 x 110 mm). Contemporary calf with red morocco spine label, rebacked at an early date. Condition: foxed, left margin of title repaired and tipped in, a few leaves pulled; headcap chipped. Provenance: John Booths, 1810 (two contemporary signatures); Robert Leaming Montgomery, (bookplate). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Evans 35183.
est. $250 – £350