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LETTERS ON PARAGUAY: Comprising an Account of a four year's residence in that Republic, under the Government of the Dictator Francia; [with] Francia's Reign of Terror, Sequel to Letters on Paraguay.
London, John Murray, 1838.. FIRST EDITIONS 1838-1839, 3 volumes, complete set, the first part occupies the first 2 volumes, the first edition of Volume III appeared in 1839. 8vo, approximately 190 x 120 mm, 7½ x 4½ inches, engraved frontispiece portrait of Francia, folding hand coloured map of Paraguay in Volume I, engraved frontispiece to Volume II, pages: xxvii, (1), 359; x, 342; xvi, 400, no half-titles, uniformly bound in 19th century half calf over marbled sides, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt decoration in 3 compartments, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, edges and endpapers marbled. Marbled paper slightly rubbed, light browning offset onto title pages from frontispieces, very light foxing to margins of map which also has 1 slight misfold, occasional light foxing, slightly heavy on last few pages of Volume I. Otherwise a very good sturdy attractive set. Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, 71963; Borba de Moraes, Bibliographia Brasiliana, Volume II, page 210. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
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