De Originibus Americanis.
by Horni, Georgi.
Adriani Vlacq, Hagae Comitis: 1652. First edition, first printing. Library stamp erased from title page with some loss of text (not title) and paper, else a near fine and pleasing copy. Full modern calf with raised bands and maroon title label. Written at the suggestion of De Laet, Horn's "De Originibus Americanis" (Origins of the American) was a critical response to Hugo Gotius' 1642 treatise, "De Origine Gentium Americanorum" (On the Origins of the Americans). (Inventory #: Embry 144666)