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Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811–1865

Chile : its geography, climate, earthquakes, government, social condition, mineral and agricultural resources, commerce, etc. etc. / by Lieut. J.M. Gilliss ; in two volumes.

Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1856.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations, maps, plans, plates ; 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Q115 .U5 1856+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Some lithographs signed by William H. Dougal; after John H. Richard. Others after M.C. Gritzner, E.R. Smith, John Mix Stanley and John H. Richard. Lithographs printed by P.S. Duvals & Co. and T. Sinclair.
Maps engraved by Selmar Siegert; after F. Hebst.
33d Cong., 1st sess. House. Ex. doc. no. 121.
Appendices: A. Observations of earthquakes at Santiago and La Serena, from November, 1849, till September 13, 1852; accounts of the earthquakes in April and May, 1851. Tr. from Chile newspapers -- B. Meteorological observations in the province of Atacama -- C. Meteorological observations between New York and Valparaiso, via Panama.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's dark olive blind-stamped cloth.
Subject Terms:
Chile -- Description and travel.
Earthquakes -- Chile.
Natural history -- Chile.
Lithographs -- 1856.
Chromolithographs -- 1856.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1856.
Engravings -- 1856.
Wood engravings -- 1856.
Dougal, William H., 1822-1895, engraver.
Dreser, William, approximately 1820-, illustrator.
Gritzner, M. C., illustrator.
Herbst, Frs. (Francis), illustrator.
P.S. Duval & Co., lithographer.
Richard, John H., approximately 1807-, illustrator.
Siegert, S. (Selmar), engraver.
Smith, E. R., illustrator.
Stanley, John Mix, 1814-1872, illustrator.
Wallis, O. J., illustrator.
T. Sinclair's Lith, lithographer.
J.B. Lippincott & Co., publisher.

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