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A Historical and Descriptive Narrative of Twenty Years' Residence in South America

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Title: A Historical and Descriptive Narrative of Twenty Years' Residence in South America Author: Stevenson, W[illiam] B[ennett] Place: London Publisher: Hurst, Robinson, and Co. Date: 1825 Description: 3 volumes. xii, 439; viii, 434; viii, 467 pp. 3 frontispieces including folding view of Callao in Volume 1; 4 additional plates. (8vo) 8½x5¼, old full calf, spines gilt. First Edition. Stevenson served as private secretary to the President and Captain General of Quito, Colonel, and Governor of Esmeraldas, Captain De Fragata, and late Secretary to the Vice Admiral of Chile, His Excellency the Right Honourable Lord Cochrane, &c. Sabin 91611. Lot Amendments Condition: Extremities worn, hinges cracked, front cover detached on Volume 3; bottom of first leaf following title page in each volume trimmed at the foot without loss of text; good. Sold as is. Item number: 203599

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Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 408: Natural History - Travel & Exploration - Maps - Prints
Date of the auction: 23 Jul 2009
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