Lot 31: Author: [Biggs, James]; Title: The History of Don Francisco de Miranda's Attempt to Effect a Revolution in South America. - Two Editions; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: Edward Oliver; Date Published: 1811 - 1812; Description: Includes: xi, 312 pp. (12mo) period calf, morocco spine label with gilt lettering and decorations. General wear to binding, spine gilt rubbed and faded; dark browning along edges of endpapers, foxing throughout; good to very good. Second Edition. 1812 (stated).xi, 312 pp. (12mo) period calf, morocco spine label with gilt lettering and decorations. General wear to binding, gilt on spine rubbed; library bookplate affixed to front paste-down page, dark browning to edges of endpapers, slight browning to edges of pages, damp stains at edges to last few pages; good to very good. Third Edition. 1811.Together, two volumes.The letters in this text recount the Venezuelan's revolutionary expedition, compiled by one of his officers. While most Second Editions are listed with a publication date of 1810, 1812 is stated on title page of this copy. Condition: Good to very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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