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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

STEVENSON, W.B.

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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. 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. Bookseller Inventory # 137974

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