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Snow, William Parry
A TWO YEARS' CRUISE OFF TIERRA DEL FUEGO, THE FALKLAND ISLANDS, PATAGONIA, AND IN THE RIVER PLATE. LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN [&C.], 1857
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Snow, William Parry
A TWO YEARS' CRUISE OFF TIERRA DEL FUEGO, THE FALKLAND ISLANDS, PATAGONIA, AND IN THE RIVER PLATE. LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN [&C.], 1857
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Snow, William Parry
A TWO YEARS' CRUISE OFF TIERRA DEL FUEGO, THE FALKLAND ISLANDS, PATAGONIA, AND IN THE RIVER PLATE. LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN [&C.], 1857
FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (189 x 113mm.), 3 folding engraved coloured maps, 6 lithographed plates, coloured by hand, later polished calf gilt in period style, morocco spine labels, marbled edges and endpapers, lacking half-title in volume 1, endpapers spotted, a few plates and title of volume 1 trimmed, bindings slightly rubbed with spines sunned
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Provenance

William D. Beresford, July 31 1863, inscription on front flyleaf

Literature

Hill (2004) 1599; Sabin 85559

Catalogue Note

This voyage was made in the South American Missionary Society's vessel Allen Gardiner, commanded by Snow. While in the Falklands, he had a disagreement with the superintending missionary and was relieved of command. As a result Snow and his wife had to make their own way home to England.

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