Memorias sobre el estado rural del Rio de la Plata en 1801; demarcacion de límites entre el ...

Memorias sobre el estado rural del Rio de la Plata en 1801; demarcacion de límites entre el Brasil y el Paraguay á últimos del siglo XVII, é informes sobra varios particulares de la América meridional española .

AZARA, Felix de.

Published by Madrid, Sanchiz, 1847., 1847
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4°, later tree calf (some wear), smooth spine gilt, black lettering piece, gilt. Bound in Buenos Aires by Ure (?) y Vignal, with their name and address stamped in gilt on inside outer edge of lower board. Dampstained along inner margin. Marginal worming to some leaves, without loss, some holes with glassine repairs. In near-good condition. viii, 232 pp., 1 engraved plate. *** FIRST EDITION of "A valuable memorandum on agrarian conditions in the Rio de la Plata at the end of the eighteenth century" (Griffin, Latin America: A Guide to the Historical Literature 3139, citing the Buenos Aires, 1943 edition). Azara, a talented Spanish military engineer, went to the Rio de la Plata in 1781 as a member of the Spanish boundary commission and traveled widely there for the next 20 years. His Descripción e historia del Paraguay y del Río de la Plata, Madrid 1847, and Voyages dans l'Amérique Meridionale, Paris 1809, are important sources on eighteenth-century Latin America.*** Palau 20989. Copac locates copies at British Library, London Library, and National Library of Scotland. Bookseller Inventory # 20320

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Title: Memorias sobre el estado rural del Rio de la...

Publisher: Madrid, Sanchiz, 1847.

Publication Date: 1847

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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