The History of Don Francisco de Miranda’s Attempt to Effect a Revolution in South America, in a Series of Letters . . . to which are Annexed, Sketches of the Life of Miranda, and Geographical Notices of Caraccas. LATIN AMERICA, James Biggs.

The History of Don Francisco de Miranda’s Attempt to Effect a Revolution in South America, in a Series of Letters . . . to which are Annexed, Sketches of the Life of Miranda, and Geographical Notices of Caraccas.

Publisher: Boston: Published by Oliver and Munroe, 1808.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Howes B-442; Sabin 5333.
Condition: Interior browned and a bit stained; very good copy.
Book ID: 12833

Description

12mo, recent brown cloth spine, marbled boards, printed paper label.

Comments

¶ Biggs served as a volunteer officer under Miranda during his first expedition, and this work (which went through four quick Boston editions and a London edition) remains an important standard account of the affair. Early pencil sketch on a front blank, facing the title; ink signature at the head of the title page.

Price: $375.00

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