Two Years in Peru, with Exploration of Its Antiquities

London: Sampson Low, 1873. First. hardcover. Folding color map, b/w plates, one folding, text Illus. 2 volumes. 8vo, original red cloth with gilt and black decorations, corners bumped. London: Sampson Low, 1873. First Edition. Very good.

Author was a physician, who served as British consul to Callao in Peru starting in April 22, 1871. His consular duties centered on shipping. Hutchinson traveled to many archaeological sites in Peru, including graveyards of pre-Columbian natives of Peru. He was a founding member of the Society of the Arts in Peru. Before his appointment to Peru, Hutchinson was a British consul in Argentina and in Uruguay. Naylor 300. Welch 208. Humphreys 1608. A tight, bright set.

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