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Ten months in Brazil: with incidents of voyages and travels, descriptions of scenery and character, notices of commerce and productions, etc.


Published by Boston, Lee & Shepard, 1867. First edition., 1867
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From KaraKoram Books (Belmont, MA, U.S.A.)

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pp. 208, [7, advertisements], with six wood-engraved plates and their tissue guards. Sm. Octavo. Original green cloth with gilt decorations and titling on spine. Chocolate endpapers. Condition: Very Good. Boards show minor cloth puckering. Corner tips are worn. Spine ends very shallowly chipped, and a 1 cm cloth slit at mid-spine. Gilt a bit dulled. Internally, the hinges and gutters at the title page and one leaf at the end have been discreetly / professionally reinforced with Japanese tissue, and the endpaper hinge repair sympathetically colored to match the brown endpapers. The title page is very shallowly chipped along the top and lower fore-edge The text leaves are toned at their margins and a bit brittle at the edges, with several short tmarginal tears. The plates are clean and very bright; one has a small chip at its upper fore-edge corner. Old gift inscription on initial blank leaf dated "Xmas-1881". A very decent copy of a scarce title The plates comprise 'Entrance to Rio de Janeiro', 'Coaling at St Thomas', 'Cottage at Rhodeo', 'Cascade of Itamarity', 'The Drive to Parahiba', and 'Paranagua' Sabin 14140. Praised as "an excellent study" by Borba de Moraes, p.187. Bookseller Inventory # 13968

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Title: Ten months in Brazil: with incidents of ...

Publisher: Boston, Lee & Shepard, 1867. First edition.

Publication Date: 1867

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First edition..

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