Our Artist in Peru 1866 George Carleton signed drawing Sketch Book South AmericaBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Our Artist in Peru: Leaves from the Sketch-Book of a Traveller during the Winter of 1865-6, by George W. Carleton.
Published 1866, New York by Carleton Publisher.
50 pages. Text in English. 50 wood engraved illustrations.
Signed (inscribed) by Author with a small sketch doodle.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering and cover decoration. Text block shaken, several leaves protruding. Interior contents with small staining.
Book is soiled and worn along edges and at corners, spine ends slightly frayed, but overall still attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W.