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Schmidtmeyer, Peter

Travels into Chile, over the Andes, in the years 1820 and 1821 : with some sketches of the productions and agriculture : mines and metallurgy : inhabitants, history, and other features, of America : particularly of Chile, and Arauco : illustrated with thirty plates : plans of Santiago, the capital of Chile : and of the post road across the Pampas : itineraries, &c. / by Peter Schmidtmeyer.

London : Printed by S. McDowall, 95, Leadenhall Street, for the author and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, Paternoster Row, 1824.
Physical Description:
378, [2] p., [29] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 28 x 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F2223 .S36 1824+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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First issued in 1822 under title "Travels to Chile over the Andes in the years 1820 and 1821" with 14 plates and 240 pages of text.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 715
BEIN Beckford 345: William Beckford's copy, with his penciled notes.
BEIN Beckford 345: Imperfect: partly stained.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
Includes index.
Illustrations by George Scharf and Agostino Aglio; after Peter Schmidtmeyer and James Paroissien.
Illustrations printed by Rowney & Forster, N. Chater & Co., M. Motte & Co., and J. Boosey & Co.
Subject Terms:
Andes -- Description and travel.
Argentina -- Description and travel.
Beckford, William, 1760-1844 -- Binding (BEIN Beckford 345).
Chile -- Description and travel.
J. Boosey & Co. -- Printer.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green -- Publisher.
M. Motte & Co. -- Printer.
N. Chater & Co. -- Printer.
Rowney & Forster -- Printer.
South America -- Description and travel.
Voyages and travels.
Lithographs -- 1824.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Schmidtmeyer, Peter, ill.
Pariossien, James, 1783-1827, ill.
Scharf, George, 1788-1860, engraver.
Aglio, Agostino, 1777-1857, engraver.

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