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lot 411

1788, 1793. BOOK: (TRAVEL-NAVIGATION). VARGAS PONCE, JOSE DE: RELATIONSHIP OF THE LAST TRIP TO THE FRAGATE OF H.M. SANTA MARIA DE LA CABEZA in the years 1785 and 1786. EXCERPTS OF ALL THE ABOVE SINCE THEIR DISCOVERY IN PRINT AND MSS. AND NEWS OF THE INHABITANTS, SOIL, CLIMATE AND PRODUCTIONS OF THE STRAIT. APPENDIX TO THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE JOURNEY TO THE MAGALLANES OF THE HOLY MARY WARFARE OF THE HEAD, CONTAINING THAT OF THE HOLY CASSILLE AND HOLY EULALIA PACKAGES TO COMPLETE THE RECOGNITION OF THE STRAIT IN THE YEARS OF 1788 and 1789. Madrid: Ed. Viuda de Ibarra, sons and company, 1788, 1793. 2 volumes in 1 vol. in 4º minor. I: 3 h. + XVI + 359 p. II: 2 h. + 128 p. Illustrated with 5 folded maps and 5 tables also in folded sheets. Frontispiece with Magellan's portrait signed by Ferdin Selma. Enc. in Spanish paste, nerves, tejuelo. First edition. Palau 352514 and 35515: ' The route, pages 92 to 158 , is due to Dionisio Alcalá Galiano and Alejandro Belmonte; and the maps to the pilot Joaquín Camacho', 'The two units appear together almost always'.