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CAMPBELL J. A concise history of Spanish America.
CAMPBELL J. A concise history of Spanish America.

Dawsons of Pall Mall, London (1972)
viii + 330pp. Facsimile reprint of 1741 first edition, very fine in brown cloth.
Much on Spanish treasure fleets.
£18.00


SHILLIBEER John A Narrative of the Briton
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SHILLIBEER John A Narrative of the Briton's Voyage, to Pitcairn's Island; - including an Interesting Sketch of the Present State of the Brazils and of Spanish South America. Illustrated with sixteen etchings by the author, from drawings on the spot.

London: for Law and Whittaker (1817)
2nd ed., frontispiece and 12 plates (2 folding, 1 comprising 2, the other 3 images; 1 printed in red ochre) from drawings by the author. Light foxing throughout in old half calf with marbled boards. Octavo. Also facsimile letter from Sir Thomas Staines describing Pitcairn Island in 1814.
A fascinating account by an officer in the Royal Marines on the H.M. Frigate Briton, including much on the mutiny of the Bounty, including an interview with the last survivor on Pitcairn Island. Shillibeer recorded what he saw in fine etchings he made on the spot, including views of Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Juan Fernandez, Callao, and Santa Christina, as well as a portrait of Friday Fletcher October Christian.
£575.00


VAQUERO Adventures in search of a living in Spanish America.
VAQUERO Adventures in search of a living in Spanish America.

John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, Ltd., London (1911)
viii + 304pp + photo plates, colour plate and maps. 1st ed., very fine in worn and faded original cloth.
The author visited Mexico, Peru and Chile. Many fine photo plates.
£36.00


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LAMY Georges and RINCK Jacques-Andre Perou Obliterations Postales de 1857 a 1873. Lyon, Audin et Cie 1964 235pp + plates. 2nd ltd. ed., no 12 of 30 copies on special paper, very fine in original cloth.
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1861 (29 Jun) CALLAO double arc cds of the British Post Office in Peru on cover to France with fine boxed 'GB 2F 87 50/10' accountancy handstamp. Fine.
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