9 June 2004
DENIS, Ferdinand (1798-1890). Buenos Ayrès et le Paraguay; ou histoire, moeurs, usages et costumes des Habitans de cette partie de l'Amérique. Paris: Nepveu, 1823.
2 volumes, 12o (136 x 84 mm). Half-titles. 18 hand-colored engraved plates, including 6 double-page. (Some occasional pale spotting.) Contemporary half sheep, marbled boards (a bit rubbed, vol. I with small split along front joint).
FIRST EDITION. Among the subjects of the plates are cattle-roping in Paraguay, the Pampas, milk porters and women of Buenos Aires. Sabin 19545. (2)
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