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The Andes and the Amazon

Author: Orton, James (1830-1877)
Price: $49.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Year Published: 1870
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Original green cloth with slight edge wear, a small snag in the cloth at the front hinge and bright gilt titles on the front and on the spine. Inside, hinges tight and the text is clean, without foxing or stains. "The first of three expeditions the author made to South America. On this trip, in 1867, his exploration dealt with geology, climate, inhabitants, flora, fauna and economic resources of the countries visited. It is a good combination of travel narrative and scientific account. (American Travellers Abroad) SCARCE. Protected in a clear, mylar dust jacket.
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