An Account of Canoe and Camp Life in Colombia, while Collecting Orchids in the Northern Andes.
London, Cassell & Company Limited, first edition, 1891. Original pictorial gilt blue cloth, gilt title lettering on spine and cover with gilt flowers and border. Small nick on spine, very good copy, interior clean and unmarked, octavo [22 x 14.5 cm], 222 pages, xvi pages publisher's selected publications. Includes chromolithograph frontis, fold-out panoramic view of Bogotá, 21 other prints [one loose].
Illustrations are of transport, locations, people and customs of what at that time must have been exotic places - probably the best travel book of its time.