Book Description

The full title of this work is : THE OLD AND THE NEW PERU - A STORY OF THE ANCIENT INHERITANCE AND THE MODERN GROWTH AND ENTERPRISE OF A GREAT NATION. As the 'Contents' page indicates this is a comprehensive appraisal of the history, culture & economy of this fascinating South American country up to the time of publication (1908). There is considerable detail given to the role of mining in the economy. The author was a Member of the Geographical Society of America, Geographical Society of Brazil, & various other academic institutionsIns.
Author Marie Robinson Wright
Date 1908 (First Edition)
Binding Red cloth over boards with elaborate embossed design & gilt title to front cover, gilt titles and gilt heraldic design to spine
Publisher George Barrie (Philadelphia) ; C D Cazenove (London)
Illustrator Numerous black/white photographs as full page plates & within the text
Condition VG- (Very slight scuffing to head & base of spine)
Pages 456

Price: £65.00

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