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Lot 291
SOUTH AMERICA KEY (ASTLEY COOPER) A Narrative of the Recovery of H.M.S. Gorgon... Stranded in the Bay of Monte Video, May 10th, 1844, 1847; and others (10)
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SOUTH AMERICA
KEY (ASTLEY COOPER) A Narrative of the Recovery of H.M.S. Gorgon... Stranded in the Bay of Monte Video, May 10th, 1844, folding tinted lithographed frontispiece, 2 folding maps and 15 engraved plates (some folding), 32-page publisher's catalogue at end, inscribed presentation copy from the author with autograph letter from him tipped in to front free endpaper, publisher's blindstamped cloth [Abbey, Travel 727; Sabin 37665], Smith, Elder, 1847--DEPONS (FRANÇOIS) Travels in Parts of South America... Containing a Description of the Captain-Generalship of Carraccas, engraved folding map and plan (split along fold without loss), moderate browning, later quarter calf [Sabin 19644], Richard Phillips, 1806--HALL (BASIL) Extracts from a Journal, Written on the Coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, 2 vol., second edition, engraved folding map, modern quarter morocco [Sabin 112072], Edinburgh, A. Constable, 1824--RENGGER (JOHANN) and MARCELIN LONGCHAMPS. The Reign of Doctor Joseph Gaspard Roderick de Francia, in Paraguay, first English edition, contemporary half calf, rebacked [Sabin 69615], T. Hurst, 1827--GALLENGA (ANTONIO) South America, 32-page publisher's catalogue at end, publisher's cloth, rubbed, Chapman and Hall, 1880--HERNDON (WILLIAM LEWIS) and LARDNER GIBBON. Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, 3 vol. (including atlas), 2 folding lithographed maps (in second vol.), 52 lithographed, plates, atlas with 2 folding lithographed maps, torn at folds, sellotape repaired with some adhesion at folds, text vol. publisher's cloth, rebacked, atlas publisher's cloth, spine broken [Borba de Moraes 399; Sabin 31524], Washington, R. Armstrong, 1854, 8vo; and another (10)
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