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Creator:
Herndon, William Lewis, 1813-1857, author
Title(s):

Exploration of the valley of the Amazon / by Lieut. Wm. Lewis Herndon, United States Navy ; with map and plates.

Additional Title(s):

Spine title: Valley of the Amazons

Published/Created:
Washington : Taylor & Maury, 1854.
Physical Description:
[2], iii, [2], 6-414 pages, 16, [1] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F2546.H47 E97 1854
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Illustrations after Lardner Gibbon. Printed by Ackerman, Lith. 379 Broadway, NY. Map lithographed by A. Hoen & Co.
Spine title: Valley of the Amazons.
First published: Washington, D.C. : R. Armstrong, 1853-1854 as v. 1 of a 2 volume set; v. 2 by Lardner Gibbon.
Lithographs colored with tint block.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth. Autograph: Willm. Rowe.
Subject Terms:
Ackerman -- Printer.
Amazon River Valley -- Description and travel.
Amazon River Valley -- Discovery and exploration -- American
Bolivia -- Description and travel.
Brazil -- Description and travel.
Peru -- Description and travel.
Rowe, William -- Autograph.
South America -- Description and travel.
United States -- Exploring expeditions.
Form/Genre:
Travel literature -- Washington (D.C.) -- 19th century.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1854.
Maps.
Contributors:
A. Hoen & Co., lithographer.
Gibbon, Lardner, illustrator.
United States. Navy Department
Ackerman Lithr., lithographer.
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  • Givaro
  • Givara
  • Zaparo, (Hunter)
  • Zaparo, (Fisher)

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