The Guiana Travels of Robert Schomburgk, 1835 - 1844. Volume I: Explorations on Behalf of the Royal Geographical Society, 1835 - 1839. Volume II: The Boundary Survey, 1840 - 1844.

London: Published by Ashgate for the Hakluyt Society, 2006. Hardcover. Two 10" x 7.25" volumes. 406 and 266pp. Navy blue cloth covered hardcovers with gilt cover device and spine lettering. Fine condition. The dust jackets have light edge wear, else fine condition. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. An important account of 19th century travel in Guiana, in South America. Schomburgk was a German-born explorer for Great Britain who carried out geographical, ethnological and botanical studies in South America and the West Indies, and also fulfilled diplomatic missions for Great Britain in the Dominican Republic and Thailand. Item #14197

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