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The Azores: or Western Islands
London: Trubner & Co., 1886 viii, 335 pgs. b/w text illustrs. including 2 maps; one as frontis and 1 folding, plus, a folding panorama illustration of the breakwater at Ponta Delgada.The folding map of the Island of San Miguel has been professionally reinforced with Japanese paper along the outside & centre fold creases. Expect, typical light age toning to pages & pull outs. Original brown cloth with gilt figure to front cover, lightly scuffed. The book has been rebound with a new cloth spine and the original cloth laid over. Original endpapers remain. Name in pencil to the verso of the frontis map. A scarce title, restored. Other photos available if required. "A Political, Commercial and Geographical Account, Containing What is Historically Known of these Islands, and Descriptive of Their Scenery, Inhabitants, and Natural Productions; Having Special Reference to the Eastern Group Consisting of St. Michael and St. Mary, The Formigas and Dollabaret Rocks; including Suggestions to Travellers and Invalids who may Resort to the Archipelago in Search of Health.". First Edition. 8vo. Vg+/No Jacket/Decorative Cloth . Hard Cover.
      [Bookseller: Dale Cournoyer Books]
Last Found On: 2014-11-29           Check availability:      Biblio    

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