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COCHRANE, Charles Stuart, Capt.
Journal of a Residence and Travels in Colombia, during the Years 1823 and 1824.

Published
London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1825.
References
ABBEY 718. SABIN 14072. NAYLOR 79. ALBERICH 1302
Plates
2
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1825.
Ref
1028

Two volumes. xv,524; viii,515pp. plus folding engraved map. Contemporary three quarter calf over marbled boards, spines decorated in gilt. Red and black morocco labels with gilt lettering to spine. Joints cracked and rubbed, boards with minor wear only. Spine labels of second volume chipped. Lacks half title in the first volume called for by Abbey. Title pages and map foxed and stained, otherwise very clean internally. Else a fine copy. This work is highlighted by the two handsome plates. The book is dedicated to Simon Bolivar. A German edition was published in Jena in 1825. Coloured plates in order: Volume 1. 1. Frontispiece. The Author in the Travelling Costume of the Country. Volume 2. 2. Frontispiece. Precipitous Descent of a Cordillera of the Andes in the Province of Choco.