THREE YEARS' SLAVERY AMONG THE PATAGONIANS: an account of his captivity. [Translated] from the third French edition , by Charles S. Cheltham
Edition: First edition in English
London: Richard Bentley, 1871. Original orange decorated cloth stamped in black, spine gilt lettered, black endpapers. pp x ,375 + frontispiece map. With the bookplate of adventurer and book collector Steve Fossett. Spine very lightly darkened; yellowing to page edges; else a fine copy, unopened at the page edges. Sabin 29272. Guinnard's "narrative of personal adventure and experience in a little-known region of the earth... [among] a race of the fiercest and most revolting savages in existence... The materials composing it were collected under circumstances of difficulty and peril, precluding the possibility of strictly methodical observation or scientific precision of detail..." - translator's Preface. A scarce book.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover