[DAVIE, John Constanse]

Letters from Buenos Ayres and Chili

£1,500

Letters from Buenos Ayres and Chili
with an original history of the latter country.
London , R. Ackermann, 1819

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Description

The attractive plates depict inhabitants in local costume and these include a ‘Lady of Lima in her Wedding Dress’ and ‘A Cacique in his Dress of Ceremony’.

Description

First edition. 8vo. xi, 323 pp., 6 hand-coloured plates including frontispiece, contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards, label, gilt lettered; bound without half-title, an attractive example.

Bibliography

Abbey Travel 697;Sabin 18746

 

Stock ID: 98749