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Skinner, Joseph

The present state of Peru : comprising its geography, topography, natural history, mineralogy, commerce, the customs and manners of its inhabitants, the state of literature, philosophy, and the arts, the modern travels of the missionaries in the heretofore unexplored mountainous territories, etc., etc. / the whole drawn from original and authentic documents, chiefly written and compiled in the Peruvian capital and embellished bytwenty engravings of costumes, &c.

London : Richard Phillips ..., 1805.
Physical Description:
xiv, 487 p. : col. plates ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F3444 S54 1805+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 723
BAC: This copy is the Abbey copy.
Printed by B. M'Millan, Bow Street, Covent Garden.
Preface signed: Joseph Skinner.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- Peru -- History.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1805.
Ethnic costume -- Peru.
Indians of South America -- Peru.
M'Millan, B. -- Printer.
Pendarves, E. W. Wynne (Edward William Wynne), 1775-1853 -- Bookplate.
Peru -- Description and travel.
Peru -- History -- To 1820.
Phillips, Richard -- Publisher.
Stipple engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1805.
Voyages and travels.

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