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Ricahrd Burton's Highlands of Brazil  

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Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil; With a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. Also, Canoeing Down 150 Miles of the Great River São Francisco, from Sabará to the Sea

Burton, Richard F.


Tinsley Brothers



2 volumes. xii, 443; viii, 478 pp. Wood-engraved frontispieces; added engraved title-pages; folding map with some hand-coloring. (8vo) later three-quarter tan calf and marbled boards, red morocco labels. First Edition.

Vivid descriptions of Burton's travels and observations throughout Brazil in diary form, with much on the gold mines worked by English companies. First issue, with map facing page 1 in Volume 2. Penzer pp. 78-80.

Lot Amendments

Lightly scuffed; short tear to map; light foxing; very good

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