Through Southern Mexico: Being an Account of the Travels of a Naturalist

By: Gadow, Hans

Price: NZ$340.75

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Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Moderate rubbing and fleck marks to cloth boards. Moderate fading to spine and uneven fading to rear board. Front hinge rather weak, but without any splitting to gutters. No signatures. Moderate insect damage causing some loss to front endpaper. Narrow split to gutter between frontispiece and title page.; xvi, 527 pages + frontis + plates + folding map. Title page states "With over one hundred and sixty full page and other illustrations and maps". Red cloth boards. Gilt illustration and gilt border on front board. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 219 x 154mm. "This narrative is based upon two journeys through Southern Mexico during the months of June to September of the years 1902 and 1904. Eight months - most of them spent roaming about, off the few tourist-tracks, through some rather wild and little-known districts, from the regions of snow down to the swelteriing, tropical lowlands - afforded more than hasty impressions of this wonderful country." - from the Preface. Contents: The Valley of Mexico; From the High Table-Land to the Atlantic Slope; Camping on Citlaltepetl; In the Heart of the Tropics; Features of Tropical Forests; Savannahs and Swamps from Tetela to the Isthmus; The Isthmus of Tehuantepec; A Visit to the Huavi Tribe; Salina Cruz and Jiggers; A Ride from Tehuantepec to Oaxaca (From Tehuantepec to San Carlos); From San Carlos Yautepec to the Southern Plateau; Zapotecs and Mistecs; In the State of Morelos; The Caves of Cacahuimilpa; The Ancient Civilisation in Mexico and its Origin; Iguala and the Rio Balsas; Iguala to Chilpancingo; The Mountains of Omilteme; Chilpancingo to Ayutla; Ayutla, and Thence to the Coast; Camping on the Pacific Shore; The Return Journey by San Luis Allende; An Ascent of Popocatepetl; The Nevado and Volcan de Colima.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: Through Southern Mexico: Being an Account of the Travels of a Naturalist

Author Name: Gadow, Hans

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Witherby & Co.: 1908

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6139