BIRKEDAL, Holger. Peru - Bolivia - Chile … Krigen I Sydamerika paa Kysten af det stille Haf (1879-1881).

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BIRKEDAL, Holger. Peru - Bolivia - Chile … Krigen I Sydamerika paa Kysten af det stille Haf (1879-1881). Chicago, Skandinavens Boghandel, 1884.

Small 8vo. Original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, ornamented in blind; pp. 158, frontispiece and illustrations in the text; one page cricled and marginally flawed during binding, otherwise fine.
First US edition. Written by a Danish spy working for Chile, this is an account of the Chile- Peruvian War (1879-1884), a war in which Chile was victorious, written by Holger Birkedal (1848-1908), a Danish national spying on behalf of Chile. Birkedal had tracelled all three countries named in the title.

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