8vo., rebound in pink cloth, pp. xviii, [1 errata], 414 pp., folding chromolithographic map, 5 plates including frontispiece, four of which are colour lithographs. Blind ex libris stamp to spine and to title page, some yellowing to pages, tight inner margins due to rebinding; mild abrasion to half title due to erasure of ownership inscription; otherwise very good. Inscribed ‘With the author’s compliments’ to half title. A rare first edition of Thomas Woodbine Hinchliff’s mid-nineteenth-century South American travelogue with fine lithographs in colour by T. Picken.
HINCHLIFF, Thomas Woodbine., South American Sketches; or, A Visit to Rio de Janeiro, the Organ Mountains, La Plata, and the Paranà. Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863
SKU: 034597 Categories: American Travel, Anthropology, Botany, Natural History, Ornithology Tags: A Visit to Rio de Janeiro, America, and the Paran?, Argentina, birds, Brazil, Buenos Aires, La Plata, Mexico, Natural History, nineteenth century, South America, South American Sketches; or, the Organ Mountains, Travel, wildlife