[Narrative of a Visit to Brazil, Chile, Peru and the Sandwich Islands during the years 1821 and 1822. With miscellaneous remarks on the past and present state, and political prospects of those countries.]
[London: C. Knight, 1825.]
Book, 8vo (205 x 130mm, 8 x 5"), xii. 478 pp., in contemporary green morocco, spine gilt. One folding chart and three coloured aquatint plates, lacking one plate and titlepage. Extremities of binding scuffed and rubbed. Light staining to some plates, interior generally good. Dedication leaf almost detached.
The author sailed from Lisbon to Rio in 1821, visiting the Swiss settlement of Nova Friburgo. He then boarded an American brig destined for Chile and Peru, and at Callao he took another ship to the Sandwich Islands. Includes a folding map of the Sandwich Islands and colour plates depicting Peruvian women. Abbey calls for four plates, but the copy in the Hill collection contains only three, as this copy.
Abbey Travel: 700. British Library: 002422190.
[Ref: 13339] £250.00