Item #36561 Travels in Central America, being A Journal of nearly Three Year's Residence in the Country.Together with a Sketch of the History of the Republic and anAccount of its Climate, Productions, Commerce, etc. Robert Glasgow DUNLOP.

Travels in Central America, being A Journal of nearly Three Year's Residence in the Country.Together with a Sketch of the History of the Republic and anAccount of its Climate, Productions, Commerce, etc.

London,Printed by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1847. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 12mo, 18.5cm,the First Edition, vii,358p., folding frontis map with some expertrepairs at the folds, including the half title with the colophon onthe verso, rebound in contemporary style half tan calf, full giltornate decorations in the panels, green leather label gilt, darkblue cloth boards, text slight toned, a fine copy attractivelybound.(cgc) A narrative and intelligent description by a Scot whotravelled extensively in the area, including politics, towns andcities, agriculture, natural history, indigenous peoples, businssopportunities, geology, volcanoes, etc. This contains the firstmap of the Republic of Central America and one of the few everpublished since the republic broke up shortly after into theseparate nations that exist today. Sabin 21317. Parker, Travels inCentral America. Markman 49: 'General description of CentralAmerica at mid-nineteenth century. Also has a description ofAntigua, Guatemala and Guatemalan houses'. Welch 61. Spain &Spanish America 223. Humphreys 1707. Grieb GU391: 'More than justa travelogue or journal, it includes historical accounts drawn fromthe existing literature. . . his accounts of contemporary politicalmaneuvers and revolts are valuable to the historian of thisera'. Item #36561

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