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Journal of an expedition 1400 miles up the Orinoco and 300 up the Arauca.
London: Black Young and Young 1822 - First edition. The Beckford-Rosebery copy with 2 pages of notes in Beckford's hand, 8vo., [2], [v]-xx, 398pp., 7 aquatint plates, one coloured by hand, contemporary polished pale calf, dark blue label, a fine copy. "Perhaps no book of travels, since that of Mr. Parke, exhibits a journey of such event, such suffering, and such interest; and certainly no work gives views of the people of Venezuela and of the present war which devastates that country, at all approaching to these in accuracy or in interest" ("Advertisement by the editor"). Abbey, Travel 728; Sabin 72125. [Attributes: First Edition]
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