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    With Folding Map of Buenos Ayres and Inscribed by Parish

    Sir Woodbine Parish. Buenos Ayres and the Provinces of the Rio de la Plata: From Their Discovery and Conquest by the Spaniards to the Establishment of Their Political Independence... London: John Murray, 1852.

    Second edition, enlarged, with a new map and illustrations. Inscribed "From the author / with kind regards" on the front flyleaf. Octavo. xlii, [1]-434 pages. No publisher's advertisements. Title page printed in red and black. Large folding map at rear colored in outline, armorial engraving on the title page and 24 engravings, including frontispiece, five engraved plates and numerous illustrations within the text.

    Red half morocco over marbled boards with gilt titles and rules inside raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Noticeable shelf wear to binding. Some abrading to the spine leather. Corners bumped and rubbed. Scattered minor foxing, mostly at preliminaries and terminals, and minimal marginal foxing to a few plates. Map reinforced at mounting points, and with four short to medium-length fold-line separations. A mostly clean copy in very good condition.

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