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Benjamin Moore Norman

Rambles by Land and Water, or Notes of Travel in Cuba and Mexico

Including a Canoe Voyage up the River Panuco and Researches Among the Ruins of Tamaulipas &c

Published: Paine & Burgess, New Orleans, 1845

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1845.

Foxing and spotting present.

Original brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt.

xvii, [3], 216 pages.

Extra lithographic title-page.

6 lithographic sepia plates.

10 wood-cuts.

A semi-leisurely tour with an ethnological emphasis.

Norman's text addresses some of the most pressing

Latin American concerns of the day, from Cuba-American

commercial relations to Santa Anna's banishment from Mexico.

The author waxes poetic on numerous topics, but none so

eloquently as Columbus' well-travelled remains occasioned

by a visit to his tomb in Havana. 

Recorded shipping weight 750g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 19.5 x 12 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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