8vo., contemporary vellum with black embossed lettering to spine and blind embossed ornamentation to boards, pp. [1 blank], 300, . Rare first edition. Fine bookplate on front pastedown, first blank page present but detached; otherwise a very good copy. Epic poem about Christopher Columbus written in Latin by Ubertino Carrara, an Italian Jesuit. Text in Latin.
CARRARA, Ubertino., Columbus. Carmen epicum. Eminent.mo, & Rev.mo Principi Benedicto Pamphilio dicatum., Typis Rocchi Bernabo, 1715
Smith, J. Calvin., The Illustrated Hand-Book, a New Guide for Travelers Through the United States of America: Containing a Description of the States, Cities, Towns, Villages, Watering Places, Colleges, Etc., Etc.; with the Railroad, Stage, and Steamboat routes, the Distance, Sherman & Smith 1849
PSALMANAZAR, George., Memoirs of ****. Commonly known by the Name of George Psalmanazar; a Reputed Native of Formosa. Written by himself, In order to be published after his Death. Containing An Account of his Education, Travels, Adventures, Connections, Literary Productions, and pretended Conversion from Heathenism to Christianity; which last proved the Occasion of his being brought over into this Kingdom, and passing for a Proselyte, and a Member of the Church of England., Printed for the Executrix, 1764