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Researches, concerning the ancient inhabitants of America, with descriptions and views of some of the most striking scenes in the Cordilleras!
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, J. Murray, and H. Colburn, n.d. [1814].. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 2 volumes bound as one. Octavo, pp.iv; 411; [1]; pp.[4]; 324. With 20 engraved plates on 19 leaves, some hand coloured. Bound to style by Pennine Binding of Halifax in recent tan half calf with marbled boards, raised bands, gilt tooling, and gilt titles on contrasting leather labels to spine. Marbled endpapers. Ex Library, withdrawn from King's College London with stamps to that effect on the verso of the title page and to the following page of both volumes. Some light toning and moderate spotting to the textblock and to the plates. Small ink mark to foot of p.90, neat contemporary ink correction to p.298. Small ink mark to fore edge. Binders label to rear pastedown. One of the earliest archaeological works on the Aztec and Inca civilisations.
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