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Dust and Foam, or Three Oceans and Two Continents: Being Ten Years' Wanderings in Mexico, South America, Sandwich Islands, the East and West Indies, China, Philippines, Australia, and Polynesia.

by T. Robinson Warren

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New York, NY Charles Scribner, 1859. Hardcover Second Edition. Second Edition. Fair: shows heavy wear to extremities; front free endpaper removed; pencil design at rear pastedown; heavy rubbing and soiling; outside edges dust-dulled; former owner's names at front flyleaf; heavily foxed; moderate to severe spine lean; binding secure; text clean. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. 397pp. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Lovely frontispiece and title page illustrations Tooled cloth over boards. Second Edition, (1859). Among the places visited and described are Rio de Janeiro, Lima California,Manila, China, Singapore, Melbourne, Polynesia. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.


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