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KIDDER, Daniel Parish & James Cooley FLETCHER

Brazil and the Brazilians, portrayed in historical and descriptive sketches.  Sixth edition, revised and enlarged.

£220

Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1866.

Description

8vo.  viii pp., pp. 3-640.  With frontispiece, 17 plates, 2 maps (1 folding), & numerous vignettes in the text.  Original publishers' green cloth.   Ownership stamp on prelim. p., some offsetting, otherwise a good copy.

This edition of Kidder and Fletcher’s famous work is the first to include a letter from Sir Richard Burton on p. 633, not mentioned by Penzer (An annotated bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton) about the reported existence of a volcano in southern Brazil.  

Sabin 24723.   Berger, Bibliogr. do Rio de Janeiro (1980), 250.   

 

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