Journal of a Residence and Tour in the Republic of Mexico in the Year 1826. With some acount of the mines in that country


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Place Published: London
Publisher: John Murray
Date Published: 1828

Description: 2 volumes on one. Thick, small 8vo, modern 3/4 brown cloth, red leather label, corners bumped, scattered light foxing, preliminary blank page is chipped in right margin. London: John Murray, 1828. First Edition

Comments: Captain George Francis Lyon lived in Mexico as one of the commissioners of the English Compania de Real del Monte, a silver mining company. On his way back to England, the ship he was on was wrecked and all his papers and mineral specimens were lost. Earlier in his life, Captain Lyon, explored the Arctic and searched for the source of the Niger River in Africa. This copy has a title-page for volumes one and two.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 254893

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By This Author: LYON, G. F.
By This Publisher: John Murray
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