New York, NY: D. Appleton & Company, 1847. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Item #27163
(2) pages Appleton Co. adverts + 256 pages + (8) additional advertisements at back. Frontispiece woodcut illustration of The Galliota Ascending the Amazon & title page with small illustration of the umbrella chatterer bird; another small view illustration in the text. Chapter contents summarizing the details of this journey, the Indian customs & languages, flora and fauna observed on the trip; descriptions of Para, the government, population, inducements to settlement and other sociological & cultural details. Title page with the small previous owner name-stamp of collector George R. Brush M.D., U.S. Navy; in service as a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894. Front endpaper with the bookseller ticket of Smith & Harrison, Booksellers & Binders, 165 Fulton St. Brooklyn. Volume approx. 5" x 7 3/4" size; bound in the publisher's black cloth, gilt spine titles. A little edge, tips, spine ends wear to the binding, spine end cloth with a little surface-chip, bottom back board edge-scraped; foxing, spotting in the text; in good condition.