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London: Blackie & Son, 1872. Hardcover. Very Good. Four hardcover volumes, no jackets. Very Good for age. Ex-libris of private library. All volumes with wear and bumping to corners, exposing cardboard; wear to edges of boards; rubbing/wear to covers; some scratching to covers; wear/fraying/tears to head and foot of spine; some rubbing to spine and cover gilt; sunning to spine; wear to edges of spine; ex-libris bookplate to inside front cover; some cracking to hinges; pages browned; foxing to first and last few pages; some wear to page edge gilt. Vol. 1 with sticker with penned call number to head of spine. Vol. 2 with large patch of whitening to front cover. Vol. 3 with separated front endpaper; tan paint/glue to spine; front hinge very cracked and showing binding mesh. Vol. 4 with five tan stripes to spine; binding heavily cracked at page 286; some water stains to inside back cover and back endpaper.
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- Horizon Books (US)
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- A Journey Across South America From the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean Vol. 1-4. Four volume set
- MARCOY, Paul
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- Used - Very Good
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- Blackie & Son
- Place of Publication
- Date published
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