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22 September 2004
ANTEPARA, José Maria. South American Emancipation. Documents, Historical and Explanatory, shewing the Designs which have been in Progress, and the Exertions made by General Miranda, for the Attainment of that Object, London: R. Juigné, 1810. 8° (212 x 129mm). Engraved frontispiece and folding map, hand-coloured in outline. (Frontispiece offset onto title.) Contemporary English blue straight-grain morocco gilt, gilt edges (hinges and edges a little rubbed). Provenance: presentation inscription on endpaper 'From the Editor José Antepara. Oct 3d 1810'; N. Vansittart (bookplate). Sabin 1667.
PAZOS, Vicente. Letters on the United Provinces of South America ... translated from the Spanish by Platt H. Crosby, New York and London: Seymour & Miller, 1819. 8° (214 x 129mm). Folding engraved map. (Spotted throughout.) Contemporary half calf, gilt spine (a litttle rubbed and scuffed). Sabin 59341.
BURKE, William. South American Independence: or, the Emancipation of South America, the Glory and Interest of England, London: for J. Ridgway, 1807. 8° (208 x 128mm). With the final advertisement leaf. (Title a little spotted.) Modern stiff wrappers. Sabin 9314.
With 5 other books on South America including Frederick Alcock's Trade and Travel in South America (London, 1903), John W. Gould's Private Journal of a Voyage from New-York to Rio de Janeiro (New York, 1839) and S. Morley's Memoirs of a Serjeant ... in Hanover, South America, and the Peninsula (Ashford, ). (8)
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