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Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 92

GAUDENTIO DI LUCCA'S 1800 ADVENTURES IN ANTIQUE AFRICA WILMINGTON, AMERICA

Estimate: $525 - $600

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$1,000 $250
$10,000 $500
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Year/Century: 18th century
Language: English
Subject: History
Binding: Leather
Description: Sig. Gaudentio di Lucca's exploits. Being the main focus of his questioning before the Inquisitor fathers at Bologna, Italy: describing a foreign land in the middle of an African desert, along with its history, origins, people's religion, traditions, and legal system. copied from the original manuscripts in Venice's St. Mark's Library, along with the erudite Signor Rhedi's critical annotations. which has a letter from the Inquisition secretary attached explaining why and how Signor Gaudentio was taken into custody. taken from Italian and translated. Bosnal & Niles, Wilmington, 1800, 234 pages. Dimensions: 4 1/4 by 6 3/4"; English text

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