KOSTER (HENRY) Travels in Brazil, lacks one plate, 1816
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KOSTER (HENRY) Travels in Brazil, lacks one plate, 1816
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Travels in Brazil, 7 hand-coloured lithographed plates (of 8), 2 engraved plans, light dampstaining, lower margin of approximately 40 leaves repaired (just touching letters on 4), modern half calf re-using early marbled sides [Abbey, Travel 704; Borba de Moraes I, p.437; Sabin 38272], 4to,, Longman, Hurst, 1816


  • The first edition of this "classic work on the North of Brazil" (Borba de Moraes). Henry Koster emigrated to Brazil in 1809 where he settled on the island of Itamaracá as a sugar merchant, until his death in 1820. This work was published during a visit he made to England.
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