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 Paran?. , Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863
PSALMANAZAR, George., Memoirs of ****. Commonly known by the Name of George Psalmanazar; a Reputed Native of Formosa. Written by himself, In order to be published after his Death. Containing An Account of his Education, Travels, Adventures, Connections, Literary Productions, and pretended Conversion from Heathenism to Christianity; which last proved the Occasion of his being brought over into this Kingdom, and passing for a Proselyte, and a Member of the Church of England., Printed for the Executrix, 1764