Letters Written in the Interior of Cuba, Between the Mountains of Arcana, to the East, and of Cusco, to the West,

Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. First. hardcover. in the Months of February, March, April, and May, 1828. xv, 256pp. 8vo, rebound in modern 1/2 gray cloth, uncut, some pages lightly foxed, many pages lightly toned. Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. First Edition. very good(-).

Author was a pastor of the First Church in Beverly, Massachusetts. In 1828, he traveled to Cuba to recuperate from poor health. He arrived in Matanzas, where he stayed for two weeks. After a short visit to Havana, Abbot explored and stayed in the interior. During his trip to Cuba, Abbot rode on horseback and covered 800 miles. On his return voyage, Abbot developed yellow fever and died en route. This work was published posthumously. Palau 519. Sabin 14. Shaw & Shoemaker 37345.

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