FROM RIVADAVIA TO ROSAS
Cameos from the Silver-Land; or the Experiences of a Young Naturalist in the Argentine Republic. London: John Van Voorts. 1881 / 1882.
Rare. Complete work in two volumes, Quarto, (14 cm x 21.5 cm), with its publisher's cloth binding with gilt guards and titles (as well as its edges); copy in good condition. Vol I: XV pp., (includes Title page, blank), 1 sheet, 436 pp., 1 folded map. Vol II: XV pp., (includes Title page, blank, 527 pp. Santos Gómez, n. 2847.
Detailed description of Argentina, with reference to its Creole and indigenous population, economic activities and natural resources, alluding to its flora and fauna; work of the English naturalist Ernest W. White, who paid special attention to Argentine birds. He toured a good part of the country leaving us an entertaining account of his wanderings through the different provinces of the center and north of the republic.
It is noteworthy that the work, edited in London, has its second volume printed in Argentina.
|AUTHOR||WHITE, ERNEST WILLIAM|
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