Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil, With a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Francisco, From Sabara to the Sea. Richard F. Burton.
Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil, With a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Francisco, From Sabara to the Sea
Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil, With a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Francisco, From Sabara to the Sea
Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil, With a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Francisco, From Sabara to the Sea
Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil, With a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Francisco, From Sabara to the Sea
Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil, With a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Francisco, From Sabara to the Sea

Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil, With a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Francisco, From Sabara to the Sea

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1869.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes. 8vo, pp xii, 443; viii, 478, [2] (ads), each with engraved frontispiece and title page vignette. Publisher's green cloth ruled in blind, with gilt figure on each front board. Account of Burton's journey from Rio to the rich mining area of Minas Gerais via Tres Barras, River Velhas, Penedond Paulo Afonso Falls. He canoed down the entire 3,000 kilometer length of the previously uncharted Sao Francisco River to the Atlantic. Borba de Moraes I, p. 110; Penzer pp. 78-79. Corners bumped, some scuffing to upper spines, foxing to first and last few leaves of each volume. With the bookplates of British Civil Engineer Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (we believe), prominent early Los Angeles physician Walter Lindley, and his son, Francis Haynes Lindley.

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