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ROUGH NOTES TAKEN DURING SOME RAPID JOURNEYS ACROSS THE PAMPAS AND AMONG THE ANDES F.B. Head 1828 Hardcover Near Fine
By Head, Captain Francis Bond
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London, John Murray, 1828, 3rd edition. 321 pp. Quarter leather bound hardcover with marbled boards and end papers. Raised band spine with gilt titles. Bright copy - pages are neat and clean, no writing and only minimal foxing on a few pages. Likely a recased original manuscript. Near Fine condition.

"This work obtained for its author the soubriquet of 'Galloping Head,' from the manner in which he scoured across the Pampas. It contains descriptions of the life of the savage Gauchos, and the fearful atrocities of the Salteadores, both of the Creole or Mestizo race, and the Indians of the Pampas." - Sabin 31134

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An account of Head's inspection tour of the gold and silver mines in San Luís, Uspallatta, El Bronce De Petorca, San Pedro Nolasco and Caren, and his travels across the Pampas and the Great Cordillera.

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