Lot 92 of 338:
Entertaining account of journey down the Bermejo River  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Short Account of the Leach Bermejo Expedition of 1899 with some Reference to the Flora, Fauna and Indian Tribes of the Chaco
Author:
Dobson, A. A. G.
Place:
Buenos Aires
Publisher:
J. Smart
Date:
1900
Description:

Frontis and illustrations in the text. (8vo) original red cloth, black lettering. First Edition.

An expedition taken on behalf of the owners of a sugar and coffee plantation in extreme northwest Argentina, who wanted to explore the possibility of transporting their produce down the nearby Bermejo river and thus save on the costly railway freight of over a thousand miles. They hired Dobson, a correspondent for the River Plate Sport and Pastime magazine, for the job and he provides and interesting and entertaining account of his journey which concluded successfully.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Extremities rubbed; very good or better.
 
Item number:
308670a
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