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ANTIQUARIAN, ETHNOLOGICAL AND OTHER RESEARCHES IN NEW GRANADA, EQUADOR, PERU AND CHILE,
Bollaert, William.

ANTIQUARIAN, ETHNOLOGICAL AND OTHER RESEARCHES IN NEW GRANADA, EQUADOR, PERU AND CHILE,

With Observations on the Pre-Incarnial, Incarial, and Other Monuments of Peruvian Nations. Trübner & Co. 1860.
1st Ed. 279pp. 17 litho. plates, map. Some light browning, hinges cracked though firm, bookplate removed from pastedown, gilt lettered blind embossed cloth, clumsily recased with repairs to spine, lacking some of original spine. Sabin 6207. Hollis 001177157 William Bollaert, (1807–1876), traveller and author. Bollaert together with George Smith, are thought to be the first Europeans to have made the crossing of the desert of Atacama, duing his first visit to Peru in 1825. ODNB ‘... During 1853–4 he was again travelling in South America, having been commissioned to undertake further explorations for nitrate minerals in Peru and coal deposits in Chile. In 1859 he was associated with the Ecuador Land Company, a colonization scheme that planned to combine settlement with scientific exploration. His South American travels led to the publication of [the above work] ...’
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