[TUCKER, J.G.P.]. A Narrative of the Operations of a Small British Force ... employed in the Reduction of Monte Video, London: Stockdale, 1807. 4° (250 x 188mm). Engraved plan. (Plan shaved at two margins with slight loss.) Contemporary half calf. (Bound with The Chronicle of Fife, Edinburgh, 1810). One of the earliest and most important accounts of the capture and occupation of Montevideo in 1807. Sabin 51819.
[SANTA CRUZ, Andres, President of Bolivia (1792-1865)]. Contra-Manifesto to that published by the Government of Buenos-Ayres, stating the Grounds on which it pretends to justify its Declaration of War against the Peru-Bolivian Confederacy, Lima: Eusebio Aranda, 1837. 8° (198 x 130mm). Title within an engraved decorative border. Disbound.
PARISH, Woodbine. Buenos Ayres, and the Provinces of the Rio de la Plata, London: John Murray, 1838. 8° (219 x 142mm). Large folding engraved mp and 5 lithographed plates and plans, 2 in colour. (Title and frontispiece a little foxed.) Original cloth (spine faded). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed to the Earl of Aberdeen, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs between 1828 and 1830. Sabin 58612: "contains information not to be found in the second edition".
MONKLAND, George. Journal of the Secret Expedition which sailed from Falmouth ... with a Narrative of the Proceedings of the Army after arriving in Rio de la Plata ... 1808, Buenos Aires, 1934. 4° (270 x 197mm). One of 30 typescript copies of this unpublished manuscript, pen and ink sketch of Buenos Aires. Contemporary red leather (a little rubbed).
And 4 other works on South America, including J. Anthony King's Twenty-Four Years in the Argentine Republic (New York, 1846) and Two Letters addressed to ... Lord Howden ... on the Withdrawal of the British Intervention from the River Plate Question (Montevideo, 1847). (8)