Francia's reign of terror, being a sequel to Letters on Paraguay.: Robertson, John Parish, & ...

Francia's reign of terror, being a sequel to Letters on Paraguay.

Robertson, John Parish, & William Parish Robertson.

Published by E.L. Carey & A. Hart, Philadelphia, 1839
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First American edition of the brothers Roberston's classic account of crazy Dr. Francia and the constant fear that pervaded daily life in Paraguay during his insane dictatorship. As the title makes clear, this is a sequel to the brothers' earlier work. Binding: Publisher's dark red ribbon-embossed cloth of an abstract pattern on a textured (pebbled) background not found in Krupp, but akin to her style As6. 12mo (19 cm; 7.5"). 2 vols. I: 213, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (ads)] f. II: 192 pp. American Imprints 58260; Sabin 71962. This edition not in Palau. Not in Krupp Bookcloth in England and America, 1823?50, but see p.47. Bindings as above: black tape at top of spines and onto the covers. Bindings show modest wear; publisher's paper spine labels slightly chipped and text blocks slightly skewed in bindings. Ex?social club library: 19th-century bookplate, call number on endpaper, pressure-stamp on title-page, no other markings. Bookseller Inventory # 28890

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Title: Francia's reign of terror, being a sequel to...

Publisher: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1839

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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