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KING, Philip Parker and FITZ-ROY, Robert.
Sailing Directions for SOUTH AMERICA. Part II. La Plata, Patagonia, Magellan Strait, Tierra del Fuego, Falkland Islands, Staten Island, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru.

pp. xii, 410, (ii). Original blue sugar-paper wrappers, front joint weak, a few corners dog-eared, a few gatherings at the end slightly browned, a slightly shabby copy EX LIBRIS RICHARD FREEMAN, bibliographer of Charles Darwin.

*With three Darwin page references - pp. 102 - 280 - 374. The first states - 'In the N.W. corner of the Sound there is also a good harbour, called after Capt. Fitz-Roy's celebrated companion, Mr. Charles Darwin, ...............'; the other two refer respectively to Darwin Bay and Channel, and to Darwin Mount.

Hydrographic Office, Admiralty. London.

Date Published: 1851. Third edition.

Stock No. 62572

Price: 400.00