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The Amazon Provinces of Peru

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The Amazon Provinces of Peru

by Guillaume, H. F.R.G.S

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The Amazon Provinces of Peru as a Field for European Emigration. A Statistical and Geographical Review of the Country and its Resources, including the Gold and Silver Mines together with a mass of useful and valuable information, with map and illustrations.
First edition. Wyman and Sons. London. 1888. Octavo. Half title not called for, title, xv, (1), 309pp. 1p advert for The Mining Exhibition in Lima 1888. Mounted photograph frontispiece portrait, 31 further plates, including 4 folding maps, a further photographic mounted plate, 2 folding engraved plates. Original red cloth flexible boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt vignette to upper board, blind bordering. Spine faded, some areas of discolouration to boards, rubbed to extremities. Free endpapers untidily removed. Smudge to lower corner margin of frontispiece. Short closed tear to margin of one folding plate. Occasional edge or corner creases. A little edge spotting. Slightly shaky. This original publisher's binding is scarce as the soft boards did not wear well.
Don Herbert Guillaume F.R.G.S. Consul-General for Peru


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