By: [ARMSTRONG, MARGARET (binding design)]; VAN DYKE, HARRY WESTON; BARRETT, JOHN (introduction)
New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1912
Seller ID: 1878
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.... View More...