By: [ARMSTRONG, MARGARET (binding design)]; VAN DYKE, HARRY WESTON; BARRETT, JOHN (introduction)

Price: $150.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very good

8vo (5½” x 8½”). pp. 446. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding design of stylized palm tree in gold, light blue and a yellow green on dark blue cloth. Frontis. and 39 additional black and white illustrations after photographs of various South American sights. Fold out map of South America. t.e.g. deckle edges.

A historical sketch of 133 pages is followed by a description of life and nature in each of the South American countries. Written just before the opening of the Panama Canal to encourage tourism.

A very good copy with a faded spine and slight rubbing to the cover design. The contemporary engraved bookplate of Pearl Haggin designed by Spenceley and produced in 1914 on the front pastedown. A scarce Armstrong binding. GE 274.


Author Name: [ARMSTRONG, MARGARET (binding design)]; VAN DYKE, HARRY WESTON; BARRETT, JOHN (introduction)

Illustrator: Armstrong, Margaret (binding design)

Categories: American Publisher's Bindings, 20th C., Margaret Armstrong, NATURAL HISTORY - SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL - SOUTH AMERICA,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1912

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 1878

Keywords: margaret armstrong publisher's binding decorative cloth travel natural history south america