spanish shipwrecks

Historia de los Naufragios - Antonio Marqués y Espejo

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Marqués y Espejo, Antonio
De Repullés Madrid -4, 1803


ó collecion de las relaciones más interesantes de los naufragios, invernaderos, desamparos, incendios, hambres, y otros acontecimientos desgraciados, sucedidos en el mar desde el siglo XV hasta el presente.

5 volumes. small 8vo. ppxvi 363, 380, 384, 383, 325

lacking one free end-paper, otherwise complete and internally clean and crisp

all volumes in a contemporary leather bindings, but not uniform - volumes 1, 3 and 4 in plain calf with green spine lettering-piece; spines rubbed and slightly wormed. volume 2 in a darker calf binding, rubbed with some loss of surface leather. volume 5 in polished tree calf, with red spine lettering-piece

a complete set of this very scarce Spanish collection of accounts of shipwrecks and other maritime disasters from the 15th to the turn of the 19th centuries