Travels through the Interior Provinces of Columbia
Travels through the Interior Provinces of Columbia

HAMILTON, Colonel J.P. Travels through the Interior Provinces of Columbia.

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HAMILTON, Colonel J.P. Travels through the Interior Provinces of Columbia. London, John Murray,1827.

Two volumes, 8vo. Uncut in the original publisher's blue patterned cloth-backed boards, spines with printed lettering-pieces; pp. [iv], 332; [iv], 256, [2]; steel-engraved frontispieces, 5 plates, folding map; binding only lightly marked, plates with brown-spotting, spotting to endpapers with a little offsetting, else a good copy, complete with half-titles and in the rarely seen publisher's binding.
First edition. In 1823, Colonel J. P. Hamilton was appointed chief commissioner from his Britannic Majesty to the newly constituted Republic of Colombia. He set out on a journey from Portsmouth up the river Magdalena to Henda and from there by land to Bogota. The illustrations are by Finden.
Sabin 30023.

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