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The Amazon and the Rio Madeira.

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The Amazon and the Rio Madeira.

by YOUNG, Rev. Charles

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N.p., , ca. 1862.. FIRST separate EDITION. 8¡, pebbled quarter calf, mild stains. Light browning. In good to very good condition. Inscription by the author to Sir Woodbine Parish, dated May 1862; the same hand, at the foot of the flyleaf, wrote "Extracted from Vacation Tourists 1861." 46 pp., (1 blank l.). *** First separate edition of a work originally published as pp. 121-66 of Vacation Tourists and Notes of Travel in 1861 (London, 1862), edited by Francis Galton. The author went to Brazil because his dream since childhood was to "find trees of transcendent height and girth." He gives a lively and detailed account of the people he meets, as well as the flora and fauna. *** Not in Borba de Moraes or in Carvalho, Biblioteca exotico-brasileira. NUC: Not located in NUC.@, which lists @Vacation Tourists at DLC only.

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Bookseller
Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
24373
Title
The Amazon and the Rio Madeira.
Author
YOUNG, Rev. Charles
Book condition
Used
Edition
FIRST separate EDITION
Publisher
N.p., , ca. 1862.
Keywords
Amazon, Rio Madeira, Brazil, botany, trees

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