Item #3831 Letters from the Battle-Fields of Paraguay. Richard Burton.

Letters from the Battle-Fields of Paraguay

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1879. First Edition. Hardcover. with map and illustrations. FIrst ed. 481 pp. Engraved frontis, vignette on title page. Burton resigned from his work in Brazil because of sickness but rather than return to London right away, he decided to visit Paraguay which was then in a border dispute with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. Blound in blue cloth, ornamental border in bind on both covers. Gold lettering. First signature slightly loose (but holding) otherwise vg to vg+ in original cloth. Considered somewhat rare in orig. cloth. VG to vg+. Item #3831

Price: $3,500.00

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