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Life and Nature under the Tropics; or, Sketches of Travels Among the Andes, and on the Orinoco, Rio Negro, Amazons, and in Central America

Myers, H.M and P. V. N.

Published by D. Appleton & Company, New York, 1871
Condition: Good Plus Hardcover
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Original pebbled green cloth, spine giltlettered, image of palm tree giltstamped on front cover. xiii,358, [2 (ad/blank)], 6 (catalogue) pp. Folding map and eight plates engraved after sketches by the author. Binding well rubbed, joints frayed, rear endpaper partially laid down; but a respectable copy. Bookplate of prev. owner inside front cover. Revised Edition. Clear plastic cover over green hardcover. Williams College sent out an expedition of faculty and students, under the guidance of the Smithsonian Institution, to explore the Amazon River and surrounding areas; and the two Myers brothers wrote this report on their branch of the adventure. This second edition adds a brief account of an excursion to Central America. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # G5583

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Title: Life and Nature under the Tropics; or, ...

Publisher: D. Appleton & Company, New York

Publication Date: 1871

Binding: Gilt Lettered Green Cloth

Book Condition:Good Plus

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