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Viaggi di Enrico Wanton alle Terre incognite Australi, ed ai regni delle Scimie, e de' Cinocefali / nuovamente tradotti da un manoscritto inglese
Bib ID 1213477
Format BookBook
Author
Seriman, Zaccaria, 1708-1784
 
Description Berna : [S. Zaccaria], 1764 
4 v. : ill., map, port. ; 18 cm. (8vo) 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK1887.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK4067.

Notes

Probably published in Venice or at Villa di Melma, near Treviso. Cf. Parenti, M. Diz. dei luoghi di stampa falsi.

An imitation of Jonathan's Swift's Gulliver's travels.

Vol. 1: xxi, [1], 472 p., [8] leaves of plates; v. 2: 619, [1] p., [8] leaves of plates; v. 3: 648 p., [8] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 4: 646 p., [8] leaves of plates.

National Library of Australia's NK4067 set untrimmed in colourful contemporary pastepapers with paper spine labels; in custom-made red cloth and leather-covered box with false spines and the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1764/3) pasted inside; individual volumes also carry Nan Kivell bookplates (no. 1764/1-4).

National Library of Australia's NK1887 set boxed; vol. 1, 3 and 4 in half velum with green/blue marbled boards and vol. 2 in half leather with brown marbled boards and gilt tooling to spine; all carry the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1764/1).

National Library of Australia's RB JAF 82 has manuscript note by Ferguson pasted inside front cover of vol. 1 which reads: "This was the work of a Venetian name Zaccaria Beuman, who issued it in four octavo volumes at Berne in 1764, Italian editions being also published at London and Venice. It purports to be the account of the voyage of a certain Englishman, Henry Wanton, to the unknown land of Australia, and to two other unknown countries called Scimie and Cinocefali".

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK1887, NK4067.

Cited In

Sabin 101251

Subjects Voyages, Imaginary.
Other authors/contributors Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Gulliver's travels

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