Exploring and Travelling THREE THOUSAND MILES THROUGH BRAZIL from Rio de Janeiro to Maranhão...
Edition: First edition
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1886. Title page continues: "With an Appendix Containing Statistics and Observations on Climate, Railways, Central Sugar Factories, Mining, Commerce and Finance; the Past, Present, and Future, and Physical Geography of Brazil." Two volumes, octavo, original green cloth with red roan spines lettered and decorated in gilt, black endpapers. top edges gilt. Vol. I: pp (xx), (412) + folding colour frontispiece map. Numerous vignette illustrations in text. Vol. II: pp xii, (387) + folding colour frontispiece map + 5 plates + 2 maps. One map and numerous vignette illustrations in text. No ads at rear. Collated complete. Spines have light rubbing, shallow chip at head of Vol. I; short tears to maps neatly repaired on blank side with clear archival paper tape; light foxing to page edges and to text early and late; else a VG+ tight and unworn copy, no owner names, text quite clean. James William Wells, a British civil engineer, travelled for years in all parts of the country. 2.5 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover