Manuel Atanasio Fuentes

LIMA. Esquisses historiques, statistiques, administratives, commerciales et morales.

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Author Manuel Atanasio Fuentes
Editor Firmin Didot, Frères, fils & Co.
This Edition Published 1866
Format Hardback
Publication Location Paris
Genre History
Page Count / Font 242 pages
Language Francais
Notes VERY GOOD CONDITIONS - Original FIRST EDITION - RARE! 1866 Hardcover. Large 8vo. Frontispiece in coloured lithography; ix + 242p of text + [1]f.errata. With 18 tinted lithographic views of Lima, 36 portraits, numerous textual illustrations showing trades and typical scenes. Contemporary green cloth; silk patterned endpapers; backstrip richly gilt; edges gilt; lightly rubbed. First edition of this comprehensive, finely illustrated gazeteer of the city of Lima during mid-19th century. The book is valued for its excellent lithographic renderings of the architecture of Lima and as a reliable source for the variety of local costume and customs. The author was a Peruvian jurist and a member of several learned societies. Lightly foxed throughout owing the the quality of the paper.
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