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A Trip into the Interior of Peru, in English and Spanish. With Map and 176 Photo-Engravings

Moss, A. Miles, M.A.

Published by Charles F. Southwell, Lima, 1909
Condition: Good Soft cover

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Octavo Oblong. 35, II, 4pp., 120pp plates. Original color illustrated orange wrappers with b/w writing on cover. Frontispiece of President Augusto B. Leguia with tissue guard. This account of Moss is based on two 1908 expeditions into the at the time little explored areas of Peru, the Chanchamayo and Perené districts. Extraordinary photographs of the Peruvian highlands and indigenous people with 33 pages of edited diary entries covering environment and encounter with indigenous people as well as wildlife and flora. Small original 3 1/2 x 4" photograph of Peruvian indians laid in. Text in English and Spanish. Wrappers frayed around edges and reinforced with brown tape. Small ink stamp on front cover. Title and dedication page as well as frontispiece reinforced with 2" strips of brown tape. Brief inscription by Moss on dedication page. Interior age-toned with smudges on photographic plates not affecting the images. 3" chip missing on right corner of page 17 of plates, 1" tear on page 19, neither affecting images. Last 4 leaves of plates frayed at edges and 2 of the reinforced with brown tape, again, not affecting images. Wrappers in fair, interior in fair to good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 34771

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Title: A Trip into the Interior of Peru, in English...

Publisher: Charles F. Southwell, Lima

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First edition.

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