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Image for Historia de la Campana del Peru en 1838

Historia de la Campana del Peru en 1838

By: BULNES, Gonzalo:

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Santiago, Imprenta de Los Tiempos, Chirimoyo, 1878:

Seller ID: 81202


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. Quarter bound maroon calf leather and marbled paper boards. Red & brown leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corners bumped and rubbed, some fading and rubbing to spine. Bookplate to front endpaper “Charles Crofton-Atkins.” Label to front corner “Taller de Encuadernacion de la casa del patrocinio del Senor san Jose, Santiago.” Stamp to following blank endpaper “Libros Sergio Rod. Genta.” Some mild foxing to title page and preface, so... View more info

Image for Los Escandalos Del Putumayo Carta Abierta, dirigida a Mr. Geo B. Michell, Consul de S.M.B. Por Carlos Rey de Castro. “The Escandalos Del Putumayo; An Open Letter, addressed to Mr. Geo B. Michell, Consul of S.M.B. By Carlos Rey de Castro.”

Los Escandalos Del Putumayo Carta Abierta, dirigida a Mr. Geo B. Michell, Consul de S.M.B. Por Carlos Rey de Castro. “The Escandalos Del Putumayo; An Open Letter, addressed to Mr. Geo B. Michell, Consul of S.M.B. By Carlos Rey de Castro.”

By: MICHELL: REY DE CASTRO:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Imprenta Viuda de Luis Tasso, 1913:

Seller ID: 81201


Hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. Half bound in contemporary leather binding to to spine, twin black labels lettered in gilt, with gilt banding. Imitation snakeskin covered boards. In very good condition. Contemporary leather rebinding. Bookplate to front endpaper “Charles Crofton-Atkins.” Original paper covers bound inside (edges rubbed and darkened, some handling marks) In side pages darkened and tanned, some handling marks and some pencil notes within text. 202pp. Illustrated with B&W photo plates. Spanish Language. View more info

Image for Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. With maps and illustrations.

Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. With maps and illustrations.

By: WHYMPER, EDWARD:

Price: £139.00

Publisher: John Murray. London. 1892 2nd.ed.:

Seller ID: 73713


Size 6.75 x 9.25 inches. In green cloth bevelled covers with gilt to spine and front. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded and slightly bumped at ends. boards slightly darkened with handling marks. Slight browning to map in back pocket. Most pages unopened/uncut along top edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 456pp. 20 full-pg.& 118 text ills; 4 maps. Plus large route map folded in back pocket. Twenty-three years after his triumphant and disastrous conquest of the Matterhorn, Edward Whymper (1840-1911) turned his attention to the soaring Andes peaks of Ecuador. As DNB states,... View more info

Image for H.M.S. Beagle in South America “The World of Youth Series, No. 4.” Adapted from the Narrative of Charles Darwin and Capt. Fitz Roy. With 9 Illustrations.

H.M.S. Beagle in South America “The World of Youth Series, No. 4.” Adapted from the Narrative of Charles Darwin and Capt. Fitz Roy. With 9 Illustrations.

By: WILLIAMS-ELLIS, Amabel:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Watts & Co., 1930 1st:

Seller ID: 81749


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Cream cloth with black lettering and designs to front and spine. In dustwrapper with similar black and orange designs. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some rubbing to edges, small tear to bottom end of spine and tiny tear to top front edge. Not clipped, In protective sleeve.) Cloth clean and bright, no penned inscriptions. A very clean and tight copy. 147pp + 2pp cat. 9 B&W photo illustrations within text including map. View more info