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Adventures amidst the equatorial forests and rivers of South America; also in the West Indies and the Wilds of Florida. To which is added “Jamaica Revisited”.

Adventures amidst the equatorial forests and rivers of South America; also in the West Indies and the Wilds of Florida. To which is added “Jamaica Revisited”.

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Adventures amidst the equatorial forests and rivers of South America; also in the West Indies and the Wilds of Florida. To which is added “Jamaica Revisited”.

by Stuart, H. Villiers

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First edition. John Murray. London. 1891. Large 8vo. Xxi, (1), 268pp. Folding map frontis., 21 plates, further folding map. Original pictorial cloth, gilt. A little shaky. Bumped with wear to extremities. Occasional light spotting. Light marks to lower board.

Association Copy: with dedication to ffep: "Therese Villiers Stuart With Papa's fond love Oct 31 1892" [Therese Villiers Stuart, later Therese Muir Mackenzie, daughter of the author, author herself of Dromana: The Memoirs Of An Irish Family]

Includes Surinam, Cayenne, Demerara, The Orinoco, Trinidad, Martinique, Florida, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica.

Welch 54. Hilton 9535. Spain & Spanish America 664. Cundall 334.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
Biblio 353
Title
Adventures amidst the equatorial forests and rivers of South America; also in the West Indies and the Wilds of Florida. To which is added “Jamaica Revisited”.
Author
Stuart, H. Villiers
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1891
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Surinam, Cayenne, Demerara, Caribbean, Haiti, Jamaica, Amazon
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Americas and Caribbean; Christmas gift ideas; Fine Bindings;
Size
Large 8vo

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