At Home with the Patagonians.  
  A Year`s Wanderings Over Untrodden Ground from the Straits of Magellan to the Rio Negro. Second Edition with map and illustrations.  

 
Author Musters, George Chaworth
Place of Publication London
Publication Name John Murray
Year 1873
Language(s) English
Description
RARE travel book by George Chaworth Musters (1841-1879) in which he describes his stay among a tribe of Patagonian Indians for around a year, which led to his being awarded a gold watch in 1872 by the Royal Geographical Society. His nickname "the king of Patagonia" also dates from this period. With map and b&w illustrations. 195x135mm. [XIX]+[340]+[32] pages. Maroon cloth Hardcover with gilt illustration on front. Gilt lettering on spine. Cover edges and corners worn. Spine edges bumped and peeling/worn. Binding slightly loose. Map torn into two pieces and in several other places. Ex-libris on front inner cover. Previous owner`s name written in pen on pre-title page. Binding visible between pages 96-97. Some page edges have slight moisture damage (no damage to text!). Pages XIV and 162-175 detached from binding with worn edges. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This rare book has sustained some wear, but is still in good reading condition.
Price $310.00
(Price does not include Shipping Costs!)
Catalog Index Number MB 06 24



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