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A Historical and Descriptive Narrative of Twenty Years Residence in South America in Three Volumes Containing Travels

by Stevenson, W.B.

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London: Hurst, Robinson. Good tight condition hardback spines taped. 1825. 1st edition. in Arauco, Chile, Peru and Columbia, etc .
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A Historical and Descriptive Narrative of Twenty Years' Residence in South America...Containing Travels in Arauco, Chile, Peru, and Colombia; With an Account of the Revolution, its Rise, Progress, and Results

by Stevenson, W.B.

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London: Hurst, Robinson, and Co, 1825. First edition. Printed by Harris Company, Liverpool. 3 Frontispices, Volume One a folding plate of View of Callao and Distant View of Lima, 4 plates with 2 figures each at back of Volume III. xii, 424 of 439 rest 425-439 bound in to back of Volume II ; viii, 416 of 432; vii, 467 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, black leather title labels. Very Good. First edition. Printed by Harris Company, Liverpool. 3 Frontispices, Volume One a folding plate of View of Callao and Distant View of Lima, 4 plates with 2 figures each at back of Volume III. xii, 424 of 439 rest 425-439 bound in to back of Volume II ; viii, 416 of 432; vii, 467 pp. 3 vols. 8vo. Sabin 91611
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A Historical and Descriptive Narrative of Twenty Years' Residence in South America; Containing Travels in Arauco, Chile, Peru, and Colombia; with an Account of the Revolution, its Rise, Progress, and Results

by STEVENSON, W.B.

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hardcover. plates of South Americans; folding plate of Lima from a distance. 3 vols. 8vo, orig. boards; (rebacked in modern cloth with parts of original backstrips preserved; light scattered foxing to text, medium foxing to plates; ex-lib, uncut). London: (Vols. I and II): Longman, Rees, 1829. (Vol. III): Hurst, Robinson, 1825.<br/><br/> Author was private secretary to Count Ruis de Castilla, President and Captain-General of Quito. Stevenson joined the 1810 revolution and was named Governor of Esmeraldas. Later he became secretary to Lord Cochrane, vice-admiral of Chile. "His book is of great value for the period immediately preceding the South American Revolution. He used his unique opportunities for observation to advantage." DNB XVIII, p. 1144.<br/><br/>
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