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Proctor’s Travels in Peru

SKU: 8511
£250.00

Title:
Proctor’s Travels in Peru

Date of publication:
1825

Binding:
publisher's cloth

Publisher(s):

  • Archibald Constable & Co.
  • Author(s):

  • Robert Proctor
  • Proctor relates his arrival at Buenos Aires, his journey across the Pampas of Argentina, then over the cordilleras to Santiago and Valparaiso, and by sea to Callao and Lima

    Proctor, Robert: Narrative of a journey across the Cordillera of the Andes and of a residence in Lima and other parts of Peru in the years 1823 and 1824. London: Archibald Constable and Co., 1825. 8vo. pp. xx, 374. Scattered foxing throughout. Worn contemporary cloth, lettered direct on spine, rebacked, endpapers renewed.

    ‘Proctor was the agent for a British loan to Peru. He relates his arrival at Buenos Aires, his journey across the Pampas of Argentina, then over the cordilleras to Santiago and Valparaiso, and by sea to Callao and Lima. He describes a visit to General Bernardo O'Higgins and gives various particulars concerning General Simon Bolivar, General Antonio Jose de Sucre's expedition, and other events of importance in the liberation of Spanish South America’ (Hill). Hill, Pacific Voyages, 1396; Sabin, Bibliotheca Americana, 65951.