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    Fifteen Engraved Illustrations From the U.S. Navy Expedition to the Amazon Valley Circa 1854. 8.75 x 5.75 inches, and 5.75 x 8.75 inches. From Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon Made Under Direction of the Navy Department by W. M. Lewis Herndon and Lardner Gibbon, Part I, Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1854, by Lieutenant Lewis Herndon Each plate is significantly foxed and slightly toned, otherwise they are in good condition.

    More Information: Lot of 15 Engraved Illustrations From the U.S. Navy Expedition to the Amazon Valley Circa 1854. 8.75 x 5.75 inches, and 5.75 x 8.75 inches. From Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon Made Under Direction of the Navy Department by W. M. Lewis Herndon and Lardner Gibbon, Part I, Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1854, by Lieutenant Lewis Herndon. These detailed illustrations depict scenes from the U. S. Navy expedition to the Amazon valley led by lieutenants Herndon and Gibbon in the mid-1850s. These duotone lithographs included views of many small villages, mountains, animals, and some of the indigenous peoples including Zaparos and Givaros. Each plate is significantly foxed and slightly toned, otherwise they are in good condition.

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    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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