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Temple, Edmond.
Travels in Various Parts of Peru, including a Year's Residence in Potosi. [Two Volumes].
London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830.. xvi, 431 pp.; viii, 504 pp. Red buckram, gilt titles. First edition. Illus. with 8 uncolored aquatint plates, 1 map, and 17 wood engraved vignettes. Palau 329950. Abbey Travel 725. Sabin 94660. Cox 3747. Lowndes VI 2602. Temple traveled to South America in 1825 as art of a mining venture which ultimately failed. Much about Bolivia and Argentina: "Many humorous and picturesque incidents and descriptions, " Cox p. 343. Provenance: New York Historical Society (Swann Sale October 6, 1978, lot 664. Very good copies, accession numbers on spines recolored, faint institutional rubber stamp on rear pastedowns, scattered foxing, one plate heavily spotted else most quite clean and bright.
Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB
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