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Mining.- Brazil.- Mawe (John) Travels in the Interior of Brazil, particularly in the Gold and Diamond Districts..., first edition, engraved frontispiece, maps and 7 plates, one of minerals hand-coloured, most plates foxed and offset, with contemporary manuscript note "First impressions fr the Author" on front free endpaper, later half morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g., rubbed, spine faded, [Sabin 46991], 4to, 1812.

⁂ Contains some of the earliest descriptions of the gold, diamond and topaz mines of Brazil.
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Mining.- Brazil.- Mawe (John) Travels in the Interior

Estimate £500 - £700Mar 26, 2020
Starting Price £320
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